Dec 08, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

JUS 2320 - Introduction to Forensic Science

Credits: 3 hrs
This course will focus on the principles of forensics that relate to the chain of custody, physical evidence collection and storage, use of media and video technology, forensic animation, laboratory analysis of evidence, statistical data analysis, and ethical considerations in data interpretation and reporting. Case studies relevant to societal problems in drug abuse, doping, sexual assault, homicide, environmental pollution, and destruction of natural resources will be systematic reviewed and analyzed by students. This course also focuses on recent advances in human genetic analysis, analytical chemistry, and their relevance to crime scene investigations.