Forensic Anthropology - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Anthropology
226 Lowry Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-4363
www.kent.edu/anthropology


Description

The minor in Forensic Anthropology will introduce students to analyses of skeletal remains, bodily fluids and DNA profiles associated with missing persons cases and violent crimes. Courses will focus on the science of forensic anthropology and the presentation of such data in the courtroom. The minor will also include two courses in criminology and justice studies.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minor Requirements

[FATH]

Minor Requirements
ANTH 18230INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY 3
ANTH 28300INTRODUCATION TO FORENSIC GENETICS 3
CRIM 12000INTRODUCTION TO JUSTICE STUDIES 3
Anthropology (ANTH) Electives, choose from the following:6
FORENSIC ARCHAEOLOGY FIELD SCHOOL (ELR)
ARCHAEOLOGY OF DEATH
ADVANCED FORENSIC GENETICS
HUMAN MUSCULO-SKELETAL SYSTEM
Criminology and Justice Studies (CRIM) Electives, choose from the following:3
THE INVESTIGATIVE PROCESS
CRIMINAL LAW
CRIMINAL PROCEDURES AND EVIDENCE
ADVANCED CRIMINAL AND LEGAL ISSUES
COURT FUNCTIONS
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).