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 submit 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

October 2015 Flyer (PDF, 251 KB)
March 2016 Flyer (PDF, 251 KB)
2016 October (PDF, 251 KB)

Pay By Credit Card

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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 and provide your name, address, agency, phone number and email.



December 2011