Jul 30, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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ANTH 5740 - 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:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
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.
  • Students will be able to use multivariate methods to analyze an assemblage.



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