Basics of Forensic Science
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Goals: To introduce non-science students to the practice of forensic science. Content: The nature of physical evidence and its role in the legal system; expert testimony; disciplines such as crime scene investigation, fingerprints, questioned documents, firearms, DNA, drugs, toxicology, fire debris, and trace microanalysis (hairs, glass, fibers). Taught: Fall and spring. Corequisite: CJFS 1130 - LAB: Basics of Forensic Science Note: You may not take CJFS 1130 if you have already completed CJFS 3400: Survey of Forensic Sciences. Credits: 4
Hardin, Glenn, "CJFS1130-JB.Basics of Forensic Science.F15.Hardin,Glenn" (2015). Syllabi. 5671.