FSCI 500 Survey of Forensic Science

3 credits

Provides the student with an understanding of the two primary arenas of Forensic Science—The Lab and The Courtroom. Topics covered will include forensic chemistry, pattern analysis, forensic biology, forensic microscopy, 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