Concepts of Forensic Science

FIS 20500



Forensic science is the application of scientific methods to matters involving the public. One of its principle applications is the scientific analysis of physical evidence generated by criminal activity.  During this course you will learn basic concepts in forensic science and criminal justice system.  Apply the basic concepts towards evidence collection and analysis. Topics will include fingerprints, impression evidence, firearms, questioned documents, pathology, entomology, anthropology, and forensic science and the law and ethics. This course qualifies for the 30-credit hour university requirement in the general education core.

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