Scientific analysis and examination of physical evidence for forensic purposes. Covers fingerprints, shoe prints, tool marks, glass, soil and mineral evidence, firearms identification, paint chips, and arson and explosive evidence. Includes the history of forensic science, functions of the crime lab and criminalist career specialties. Prerequisites: None.
DUE TO THE VIOLENT NATURE of the field of FORENSIC SCIENCE, students should be aware that some topics discussed in the lecture and the lab may be considered sensitive. Students MUST enroll in both a lecture and a lab section.
||6:30PM - 9:10PM
||Jan 20 - May 13
LATE START CLASS. Students enrolling in FOR105 29071 MUST ALSO select lab section 29072.
||6:30PM - 9:15PM
||Jan 25 - May 13
LATE START CLASS.