forensic anthropology minor

Intended for criminal justice majors, this minor program takes a deep dive into the anthropological aspects of forensic science to cover osteology (study of bones), archaeology and DNA analysis. You can also take courses on forensic investigations, spatial studies and psychology.

credits required for the Forensic Anthropology minor


of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU


of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

student clubs and organizations are waiting to welcome you in

Highlights of the program

    • Have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with forensic skills
    • Understand how maps, measurements and spatial information can help reconstruct a crime scene

    • Explore the social construct of race

Example Courses



Graduate Programs Coordinator, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice Sciences
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