ANTH 38095 FACES: Human Head Anatomy with a Forensic Art Focus

Course Name: ANTH 38095 FACES:  Human Head Anatomy with a Forensic Art Focus

Description: The course begins by studying the art and architecture of Pollaiuolo, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Bandinelli, and others in Florence.  In the classroom, students will study read human skills, and learn the form and function of the muscles of facial expression.  In the last part of the course, students will learn the techniques of two-dimensional forensic facial reconstruction.  Using knowledge of head anatomy, and tissue depth data from the literature, each students will prepare detailed facial approximation sketches, based on skull photographs.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites:  None