Course Description

Forensic Anthropology, ANTH 103I

This online course teaches the basic analysis of human remains for the medico-legal profession. Covers the development of forensic anthropology, creating a biological profile, evaluating skeletal trauma, estimation of interval since death, and how these assessments can be supported.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 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 advisor)

UC Riverside:
Unit Credit

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle one course towards Social Science; TMC 1 course toward lower 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; Sixth - 1 Social Analysis 

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

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

Prerequisites

Prerequisite(s): course 102A.

Course Fees

None

Course Creator

Cristina Verdugo
Cristina Verdugo is a graduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her dissertation research focuses on the recovery and analysis of ancient DNA in order to ascertain how mortuary practices are implemented in ancient Maya populations. Verdugo has analyzed human skeletal material recovered from various archaeological projects in the Maya area since 2011. Additionally, Verdugo has been conducting forensic casework analysis alongside Dr. Alison Galloway.  Cristina Verdugo is a graduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her dissertation research focuses on the recovery and analysis of ancient DNA in order to ascertain how mortuary practices are implemented in ancient Maya populations. Verdugo has analyzed human skeletal material recovered from various archaeological projects in the Maya area since 2011. Additionally, Verdugo ...

Cristina Verdugo is a graduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her dissertation research focuses on the recovery and analysis of ancient DNA in order to ascertain how mortuary practices are implemented in ancient Maya populations. Verdugo has analyzed human skeletal material recovered from various archaeological projects in the Maya area since 2011. Additionally, Verdugo has been conducting forensic casework analysis alongside Dr. Alison Galloway. 

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