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Forensic Anthropology Center
Department of Anthropology
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: 512-245-1900
Fax: 512-245-6889
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Two-Day Human Remains Recovery

The two-day course is designed for individuals interested in learning basic methodsFACTS Icon for locating and excavating buried human remains. The course will include lectures on search and excavation techniques and 1.5 days of hands on training in body excavation.

This course is open to professionals, citizen academy members, graduate students, and advanced undergraduate students. Previous knowledge of anthropology and skeletal anatomy is recommended.

Undergraduate students outside of Texas State University are required to submitt a letter of recommendation from a professor. Methods in Skeletal Biology (ANTH 4382) is a prerequisite for Texas State undergraduates.

Upcoming dates for the course are:

October 17-18, 2015

March 5-6 and October 22-23, 2016

Tuition: $300 (includes lunch)

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM daily

Location: Freeman Ranch, 2101 Freeman Ranch Road, San Marcos, TX 78666

PDF October 2015 Flyer (PDF, 251.3 KB)
PDF March 2016 Flyer (PDF, 251.0 KB)
PDF 2016 October (PDF, 251.5 KB)
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Pay By Credit Card

You may pay the tuition or deposit by credit card by clicking on the PAY BY CREDIT CARD  link below and following the instructions. If paying by credit card, please contact Sophia Mavroudas at 512-245-1900 or FACTS@txstate.edu and provide your name, address, agency, phone number and email.



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