ANTH 357: Bioarchaeology

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Credits: 3

Introduces students to the study of human skeletal remains and their associated archaeological artifacts, focusing on using the human skeleton to address behavior, growth, stress, ritual, social complexity, diet, disease, and violence in the past. Uses the human body and associated artifacts to provide a detailed analysis of cultural transitions, expression of socioeconomic inequality, the origins of ritual complexity, violence, and disease. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: ANTH 135.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.