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Identifying Human vs. Nonhuman Bone

This course is designed for law enforcement agents, park rangers, wildlife managers, archaeologists, and others that need to be able to recognize the differences between human and nonhuman bone.  This is a one-day course consisting of lectures and hands-on laboratory training. Histological differences between human and nonhuman bone will also be demonstrated.

This course is open to anyone interested in learning about the difference between human and nonhuman bone. 

Upcoming dates for the course are:

January 20, 2024

On-demand in person or online for groups of 10 or more: contact

Tuition: $85

TCOLE (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education) credit is available to Texas participants.

Pay by Credit Card

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You may pay the tuition or deposit by credit card by clicking on the PAY HERE link below and following the instructions. If you have any questions please contact Sophia Mavroudas at 512-245-1900 or




Any hotel/motel within San Marcos will be within 15 minutes of the workshop site. You may ask for the Texas State Rate at some hotels for an additional discount.   

FACTS is not responsible for your stay.