FSCI 761 Research Project & Presentation II

3 credits

Culminates in a formal master's thesis or a formal scientific paper. This course is the second half of a two course, year-long sequence that began with FSCI 760. The student will complete the forensic science research project begun in FSCI 760. The student will complete the forensic science research project on campus or at an approved off-campus facility. Under the direction of the host mentor, each student will continue to perform independent and original research. The student will complete an additional 200 hours of laboratory work during this course toward the completion of the thesis. Requirements include keeping a formal laboratory notebook, and completing and defending the final draft of the Master's thesis. Additionally, the student will present his/her research results to the scientific community in the form of a seminar and/or poster presentation. Laboratory course.

Prerequisite(s): FSCI 760 I