Criminalistics I: Crime Scene

3.00 crs.

This course serves as an overview of the techniques utilized in crime scene investigation. The student will be given information in the form of lectures and then apply what they have learned through hands-on laboratory exercises.  Students will learn the basic principles of recognition, documentation, collection, and preservation of the crime scene.  In addition, the course will provide an introduction to the techniques utilized in crime scene reconstruction and present complications attributed to specialized crime scenes.

Course Prerequisite

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Course Corequisite