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Forensic Science (FRNSC)

FRNSC 400 Courtroom Proceedings and Testimony (1) Introduction to courtroom proceedings and testimony as they related to forensic science.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: FRNSC 411 andFRNSC 413  

FRNSC 410 A Scientific Approach to Crime Scene Investigation (2) Principles of crime scene investigation with empahsis on scientific philosophy, concepts, and procedures.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: FRNSC majorFRNSC 210, STAT 250 orSTAT 200  

FRNSC 411 Criminalistics: Trace and Impression Evidence (3) Laboratory-based examination of forensic evidence; microscopy, classification and identification.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: FRNSC majorFRNSC 210, STAT 250 orSTAT 200 andPHYS 251 orPHYS 212  

FRNSC 413 Criminalistics: Biology (3) Laboratory-based examination of forensic evidence; biological fluid identification, hair microscopy.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: FRNSC majorFRNSC 210 andBIOL 230W orMICRO 202 orB M B 251 orBIOL 240W  

FRNSC 415W Laboratory in Crime Scene Investigation (2) Laboratory course covering crime scene investigation with emphasis on scientific philosophy, concepts, procedures, problem solving, and hands-on activities.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: FRNSC 410  

FRNSC 421W Forensic Molecular Biology (4) Concepts and application of serology of molecular biology techniques to analyze biological evidence collected at crime scenes.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: B M B 442, B M B 400, B M B 401 andFRNSC 413 prerequisite or concurrentFRNSC 400  

FRNSC 427W (CHEM 427W) Forensic Chemistry (4) Analytical and instrumental methods used in the forensic sciences with special emphasis on the analysis and characterization of trace evidence.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: CHEM 213, CHEM 227 andFRNSC 411 orCHEM 431W  

FRNSC 475 Forensic Science Seminar (1) Presentation and discussion of special issues in forensic science; extension and application of background knowledge to unusual topics and cases.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:FRNSC 485W  

FRNSC 485W Coalescence of Forensic Science Concepts. (4) Advanced concepts in criminalistics as they apply to criminal and civil investigations.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: FRNSC 411, FRNSC 413, FRNSC 415W   Concurrent: FRNSC 421W FRNSC 427W

FRNSC 494 Research Projects (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

FRNSC 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

FRNSC 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

FRNSC 532 Drug Chemistry and Toxicology (3) Chemical and toxicological properties of therapeutic and non-therapeutic drugs and the analytical and instrumental methods of their identification and quantification.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

FRNSC 541 Forensic Seminar Series (1) Advanced concepts in forensic science through presentation of journal articles, case studies, and research findings.
Effective: Spring 2009
 

FRNSC 561 Ethics in forensic Science (1) The ethics of forensic science, including issues of evidence handling, data analysis, and courtroom testimony.
Effective: Spring 2009
 

FRNSC 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Summer 2006
 

FRNSC 801 Criminalistics III (4) Advanced CSI investigation, criminalistics, and scene reconstruction with mock courtroom testimony.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: FRNSC 410, FRNSC 411, FRNSC 413, FRNSC 415W andFRNSC 821 orFRNSC 831  

FRNSC 821 Forensic Molecular Biology II (4) Advanced concepts and application of molecular biology techniques to the analysis of biological evidence collected at crime scenes.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: FRNSC 421W  

FRNSC 831 Forensic Chemistry II (3) Advanced chemical techniques in forensic science, including examination of complex trace evidence and advanced instrumental analysis.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: FRNSC 427W andFRNSC 415W  

FRNSC 894 Research Projects in Forensic Science (1-12) Supervised student research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

FRNSC 895 Internship (1-6) Supervised off-campus, non-group instruction, including field experiences, a practicum, or internships; written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

FRNSC 897 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

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