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Applied Forensic Anthropology Certificate

Applied Forensic Anthropology Certificate
7-8 credits at Leeward CC and 22 credits at UHWO
Awarded by UH-West O‘ahu

Updated for 2014-2015

The Certificate in Forensic Anthropology (CAFA) is a joint program offered by Leeward Community College and University of Hawai‘i - West O‘ahu. The Certificate is awarded by UH-WO upon the completion of all requirements. The CAFA program is designed to provide a strong background in forensic anthropology, which uses standard scientific techniques to identify human remains and assist in the detection of crime. This certificate, in combination with appropriate Associate and Bachelor’s degrees, will help make students competitive for a variety of job opportunities, including crime scene analyst, forensic anthropologist, forensic scientist, and crime lab technician.

Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

Leeward Community College

 

BIOL 100
or BIOL 101
or BIOL 171
 and BIOL 171L

Human Biology (3)
Biology for Non-Majors (4)
Intro to Biology (3)
Intro to Biology Lab (1)

3-4

ANTH 215
ANTHR 215L

Physical Anthropology (3)
Physical Anthropology Lab (1)

4

University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu

 

ANTH 384

Human Skeletal Biology
Human Skeletal Biology Lab

4

ANTH 381

 Archaeological Field Techniques

3

ANTH 415

Human Ecological Adaptation

3

ANTH 459

Forensic Investigations

3

ANTH 460

Advanced Techniques in Forensic Anthropology

3

PUBA 309

Criminal Law and Procedures

3

SSCI/PUBA 490

Practicum

3

 

Total Credits: 29-30

 

Program Coordinator (UHWO)
Suzanne Falgout
Phone 689-2367
falgout [at] hawaii [dot] edu

Leeward CC Contact
Weirong Cai
Phone 455-0306
weirong [at] hawaii [dot] edu

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