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Human Osteology

The Human Osteology Workshop is suitable for students or professionals working in medicolegal fields, rescue services, field archaeology, museums, or individuals that have an interest in learning more about human skeletal anatomy. During the five-day, hands-on workshop, participants will gain a working knowledge of normal human skeletal anatomy. Participants will examine human skeletons from the Texas State Donated Skeletal Collection and discuss both normal skeletal anatomy and common variations.

Topics Covered: Overview of the human skeleton, basic bone biology, anatomical terminology, anatomy of the skull, postcranial anatomy, common anatomical variations

Instructor: FACTS Faculty

Tuition: $700

Dates: August 8-12, 2022

Location: Texas State University, Grady Early Forensic Anthropology Research Laboratory, 1921 Old Ranch Road 12, San Marcos, TX 78666

Please direct questions to: Sophia Mavroudas at 512-245-1900 or


3-Day Osteology Intensive

This academic year we will be holding a 3-day Osteology Intensive for individuals interested in a briefer format. This course is designed with participants of the week-long Human Remains Recovery Course in mind but all who are eligible for the 5-day course are welcome to apply. 

Instructor: FACTS Faculty

Tuition: $500

Dates June 1-3, 2022 - COURSE IS FULL

Location: Texas State University, Grady Early Building, 1921 Old Ranch Rd 12, San Marcos, TX 78666.

Pay by Credit Card

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You may pay the tuition or deposit by credit card by clicking on the PAY HERE link below and following the instructions. If you have any questions please contact Sophia Mavroudas at 512-245-1900 or

PAY BY CREDIT CARD for the  Course.



Any hotel/motel within San Marcos will be within 15 minutes of the workshop site. You may ask for the Texas State Rate at some hotels for an additional discount.   

FACTS is not responsible for your stay.