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▲ SC 109 - Introduction to Forensic Science

( 3 :3 :0 ) 4 credits

This is an introductory course for students to learn how basic principles of biology, chemistry, and physics are applied in criminal investigations. Fundamentals of identification, collection and preservation of physical evidence are discussed. In the laboratory, scientific techniques are applied to analyze and compare physical analysis of materials, chromatography, forensic anthropology, DNA fingerprinting, fingerprint anaylsis, drug identification and toxicology.


Prerequisites:  MA 025 Accelerated Algebra, MA 025A Algebra A, MA 025B Algebra B or test placement