FOR 101 - Crime Scene Investigation MethodsSemester Hours: 3
This course introduces students to forensic techniques and technologies employed at the crime scene (non-laboratory settings). It is an integrated laboratory-lecture course that familiarizes students with the methods of collection, preservation and documentation of physical evidence. Topics include collecting and processing physical evidence, forensic investigative techniques, and physical methods of analysis. Additionally, forensic field techniques in mass-casualty investigations and bioterrorism will be discussed. Hands-on activities will include reconstruction of a crime scene, fingerprint detection and recovery, specialized photographic techniques, and the use of a ballistic alignment laser.
CHEM 003A , 003B ; or permission of instructor. Lab fee additional.
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