FSCI 500 Survey of Forensic Science

3 credits

This survey course is a graduate level introduction to the many ways in which science and the law interrelate. It will provide the student with an understanding of the two primary arenas of Forensic Science—The Lab and The Court-room. Topics covered will include forensic chemistry, forensic biology, the expert witness, physical evidence and the crime scene. Topics related to employability as a forensic scientist and workplace demands will also be introduced. In this course, students will begin to explore in detail their specific areas of interest within the broad discipline of Forensic Science.

Prerequisite(s): None