CJFS3400-JA.Survey of Forensic Science.F13.Myster,Susan
Survey of Forensic Science
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Goals: To develop knowledge of how ordinary, everyday objects become evidence and how that evidence is collected, analyzed, and interpreted; to gain experience in examining evidence, to practice providing written and oral reports on laboratory activities, and to develop skills in expert testimony. Content: Roles and responsibilities of forensic scientists; the nature of physical evidence; evidence collection, analysis and interpretation; admissibility of scientific evidence; the scope, potential, and limitations of forensic science; the ethical responsibilities of forensic scientists; and oral and written communication through a mock trial and report writing. Taught: Annually. Prerequisites: BIOL 3050, or CHEM 1100 or CHEM 1130. Corequisite: CJFS 3400 - LAB: Survey of Forensic Science Credits: 4 credits
Myster, Susan, "CJFS3400-JA.Survey of Forensic Science.F13.Myster,Susan" (2013). Historic Syllabi -- full text access limited to internal Hamline administrative staff only. 1710.