Oct 21, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog v2 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog v2
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BIO 1200 - Introduction to Forensic Science


Prerequisite(s): None.
This course will introduce students to the forensic science disciplines in a full-service forensic laboratory, including a survey of disciplines in forensic laboratory (Biology and DNA, Chemistry, Toxicology, Fingerprints, Firearms and Tool Marks, Explosives, Forensic Engineering,Trace Evidence and Microscopy, Questioned Documents, Computer Forensics). Additional topics will include medico-legal Investigation of death, arson and fire investigation, tread impressions, bloodstain patterns, forensic anthropology, and forensic entomology. Students will also learn about role of Forensic Science in Criminal Justice, key aspects of crime scene investigation, and importance of chain of custody for forensic samples. Credit(s): 3



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