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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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Identifying Human vs. Non-human Bone

This course is designed for law enforcement agents, park rangers, wildlife managers, Ungulate kneearchaeologists, and others that need to be able to recognize the differences between human and nonhuman bone.  This is a one day course consisting of lectures in the morning and hands on training in the afternoon. Histological differences between human and nonhuman bone will also be demonstrated.

This course is open to anyone interested in learning about the difference between human and nonhuman bone. Previous knowledge of skeletal anatomy is highly recommended.

Upcoming dates for the course are:

August 10, 2015 (Enrollment begins in January 2015)

June 17, 2016

On demand for groups of 15 or more

Tuiton: $80

TCOLE (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education) credit available to Texas participants.

PDF 2016 flyer (PDF, 268.8 KB)
PDF August 2015 flyer (PDF, 269.0 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.