Courses

FORS 3370. Forensic Science I.

This is a course exploring various areas of forensic science. Students will participate in discussion and hands-on assignments to gain a real world understanding of what forensic science entails. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: 1) Define and distinguish multiple disciplines of forensic science; 2) Understand types of evidence and how they can affect the criminal justice system; 3) Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental elements and techniques utilized in forensic science; 4) Apply the scientific method to the analysis of various types of physical evidence; 5) Identify the capabilities and limitations of crime laboratories; 6) Learn the responsibilities of a forensic scientist.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
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Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 1108 w/C or better AND BIOL 1306 w/C or better ) AND (BIOL 1107 w/C or better AND BIOL 1305 w/C or better ) AND (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) AND (CHEM 1105 w/C or better AND CHEM 1305 w/C or better ) AND (CHEM 1106 w/C or better AND CHEM 1306 w/C or better)

FORS 3371. Soil Properties & Genesis.

The goal of this course is to provide the student with a foundation in the theories, techniques, and vocabulary unique to the fields of forensic serology and forensic DNA.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
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3 Lecture Hours
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