Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type D: Health and Behavioural Sciences - Forensic Anthropology

Anthropology 3136 Forensic Anthropology
This course examines the role of biological anthropology within the forensic sciences. It uses a case study approach to illustrate the procedures and responsibilities of bioanthropologists in the legal setting. Topics include the recovery of evidence from the crime scene, methods of skeletal and biochemical analysis (including DNA), and the role of the scientific expert in court.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Criminology 3136
Offering: 3-3; or 3-3
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences