Criminal Justice Studies - An Introduction to Forensic Science

CRJS 2926  An Introduction to Forensic Science


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course will be an overview of the concepts and techniques used in forensic science. Topics that will be discussed include, but not limited to: the history of forensic science, crime scene processing, forensic anthropology, forensic odontology, forensic pathology, the microscope, hairs, fibers, paint, drugs, forensic toxicology, serology, DNA, fingerprints, firearms, tool marks and other impressions, document and voice examination, blood stain pattern analysis, wildlife forensics, forensic entomology, forensic botany, and taphonomy.

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