ANTH 393: Paleopathology

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Credits: 3

Provides an introduction to the field of paleopathology which involves identification of pathological conditions in human skeletal remains, and reconstruction of the natural history and co-evolution of disease with humans. Covers the differential diagnosis and history of infectious pathogens, skeletal trauma, oral diseases, metabolic abnormalities, developmental defects, and more. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: ANTH 135.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.