Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

Course Description

An introduction to forensic anthropology which is an applied field of physical anthropology. A comparative and holistic approach is used to interpret human skeletal remains and determine the age, sex, race, time of death, trauma, pathology, for the purpose of identification. Focus on varying areas in which forensic anthropology is used, such as in crime scene investigation, missing person identification, human rights, and humanitarian investigations.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
48180 ANTH 7 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Elisabeth-Anne Mabie ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-04-10 to 2023-06-30.
General Course Statement(s): See general education pages for the requirements this course meets
ANTH-007.-50Z-: This is an online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT or ESL 5
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