Course Description

Forensic Anthropology, ANTH 103

This course covers the basic analysis of human skeletal remains for the medicolegal profession. Assessment of age, sex, ancestry, and general physical characteristics, trauma, and disease are discussed. Addresses the legal responsibilities of the anthropologist. Online lectures with in-class discussion sections, quizzes, and exams.

  • THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO UC SANTA BARBARA STUDENTS ONLY! IF YOU ARE NOT A UCSB STUDENT AND YOU ENROLL IN THIS COURSE, YOU WILL BE DROPPED AND NOTIFIED OF THE DROP.

Key Information

Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 semester units credit
UC Santa Cruz, Anthropology

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren - May be used depending on major/PofC, Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Major Requirement: upper division elective for Anthropology majors

UC Santa Cruz:
Major Requirement: satisfies upper division requirement for Anthropology majors

Prerequisites

Prerequisite(s): course 102A. Enrollment is restricted to juniors and seniors.

Course Creator

Alison Galloway
Alison Galloway (Ph.D. 1988 University of Arizona), Professor, is a physical/biological anthropologist specializing in the study of the human skeleton. Her areas of research include legal aspects of forensic anthropology, rates and processes of decomposition, age-related changes in the skeleton, and analysis of trauma. She is certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology and consults with the coroners/medical examiners for many Central and Northern California counties. Alison Galloway (Ph.D. 1988 University of Arizona), Professor, is a physical/biological anthropologist specializing in the study of the human skeleton. Her areas of research include legal aspects of forensic anthropology, rates and processes of decomposition, age-related changes in the skeleton, and analysis of trauma. She is certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology and ...

Alison Galloway (Ph.D. 1988 University of Arizona), Professor, is a physical/biological anthropologist specializing in the study of the human skeleton. Her areas of research include legal aspects of forensic anthropology, rates and processes of decomposition, age-related changes in the skeleton, and analysis of trauma. She is certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology and consults with the coroners/medical examiners for many Central and Northern California counties.

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