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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Forensic Science (FRNSC)

FRNSC 100 (GN) Introduction to Forensic Science (3) Introduction forensic science.

FRNSC 100 Introduction to Forensic Science (3)

The course will review the application of the physical and social sciences as they apply to the forensic analysis of evidence. Students will gain an understanding of how forensic science and the law intersect to solve crimes. The course will track evidence recovered from the crime scene, as it moves to the crime laboratory where it is analyzed and into the courtroom where it is presented to a jury. The course will cover the most common types of physical evidence obtained in criminal and civil cases.

General Education: GN
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2011

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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