Concepts of Forensic Science II

FIS 20600


P: FIS 20500, CHEM C101 or CHEM C105.


Continuation of FIS 20500.  Learn basic concepts in forensic chemistry and forensic biology.  Apply the basic concepts towards evidence analysis.  Learn instrumental procedures and methods used in forensic chemistry and forensic biology to analyze and evaluate evidence.  Topics will include microscopy, spectroscopy, chromatography, hairs and fibers, arson and explosions, soils, glass, paints and inks, serology and DNA, blood splatter, illicit drugs and toxicology. This course qualifies for the 30-credit hour university requirement in the general education core.

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