FSCI 632 Pattern Analysis

3 credits

Enhances the student's knowledge in the area of forensic science known as Pattern Analysis. Specific areas of coverage within this topic are latent prints, firearms/toolmarks, bloodstain patterns, and questioned documents.

The central concept of the course is that items of evidentiary value (known vs. questioned) can be associated with each other through an examination and correlation of innate patterns. This course expands the application of comparative methods of analysis first introduced in FSCI 500. The course is in an 8-week, accelerated, on-line format.

Prerequisite(s): FSCI 500