Forensic Investigation (FORENSIC)

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FORENSIC 1320 Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation 3 Credits

This course delves into various types of technology, techniques and equipment used in crime laboratories, and various types of technology, techniques and equipment used by crime scene technicians at a crime scene. Course also provides an overview for the career of crime scene technicians.
Components: Class
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring

FORENSIC 2420 Evidence Collection and Preservation 3 Credits

This course covers the life course of evidence and the theory and methodology associated with the collection and preservation of physical evidence such as hair, fibers, fingerprints, footwear impressions, and blood and biological samples at crime scenes, and current trends in evidence discovered. The management and maintenance of property rooms and storage is emphasized. Ethical considerations and chain of custody procedures and recording evidence submissions will also be covered.
Components: Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: FORENSIC 1320
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring