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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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FOR 120 - Forensic Microscopy

Semester Hours: 4
This introductory course in forensic microscopy is intended for undergraduate students who are interested in acquiring the knowledge and skills in basic forensic science laboratory methodology and techniques. It is an integrated laboratory-lecture course that introduces students to polarized light and stereomicroscopy, and to the techniques and methods employed in the documentation, collection, examination, identification, individualization, and comparison of trace evidential materials. Topics include trace evidence collection, preparation techniques, polarized light microscopy theory and practice, stereomicroscopy theory and practice, as well as the established rationale and methodologies used by forensic scientists in the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) accredited laboratories. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
FOR 100  or permission of instructor. No liberal arts credit. Lab fee additional.

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