FSCI 100L Introduction to Forensic Science with Laboratory

4 credits, Fall and Spring

Introduces the various aspects of forensic investigations in solving crimes and provides hands-on laboratories on the various aspects of these investigations. Topics include drugs and toxicology, explosives, forensic biology (DNA), forensic chemistry (trace evidence analysis), firearms and toolmark identification, and questioned document examination. Evidence collection and processing in a manner that allows its use in court proceedings will be covered. Restricted to non-science majors.

Prerequisite(s): None

General Education: Laboratory science