ART 540 Forensic Photography

3 credits, Spring

Explores the basic concepts and skills of photography, including the use and operation of SLR and digital cameras, the fundamentals of proper lighting, film selection, picture composition, film processing and printing. These skills are developed as they pertain to photographing a crime scene and specific areas of a crime scene, such as fingerprints, blood spatters, firearms, burn marks, victims, and tire tracks. The grade obtained in this course counts towards the student's undergraduate GPA.

Prerequisite for undergraduate students: Must be a junior or senior in the BS (biochemistry, chemistry, or biotechnology)/MS (forensic sciences) program