Introduction to Forensic Science

3.00 crs.

This course will serve as a summary of the field of forensic science.  The student will be given information in the form of lectures and case studies. It will cover the basic principles associated with forensic science, as well as touch on many of the specialized disciplines of this field.  It will illustrate the path evidence takes from its collection at the crime scene, through analysis in the crime laboratory, and into the courtroom.  This course will focus on how forensic science plays a key role in all aspects of criminal investigation and prosecution.

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