Jul 15, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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ANTH 4740 - Zooarchaeology


In this course we explore identification, analysis, and interpretation of animal bones from archaeological and paleontological contexts. Instruction focuses on the skeletal anatomy of extant species as comparative specimens for fauna from older time periods (Holocene-Miocene).

Requisites: (ANTH 2010 AND 2020) OR BIOS 1710
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture, 1.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to describe the major features of a faunal assemblage.
  • Students will be able to identify the bones of the skeletal anatomy of different species.
  • Students will be able to interpret how humans interacted with the faunal remains.
  • Students will be able to quantify and analyze the components of a faunal assemblage.



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