ANTH2505Biological Anthropology3 ch (3C) (W)

Learn how biological anthropologists attempt to reconstruct the lives of people using human remains from both forensic and archaeological contexts. Introduces the application of biological anthropology to past human populations through analysis of their biological remains (bones, teeth and preserved soft tissues). Topics include: determining and understanding population demographics (age, sex, ancestry, and stature), health and disease, chemical and genetic analysis, and quantitative methods and population studies.