The two-day course is designed for individuals interested in learning basic methods 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
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.