Literature Survey (Forensic Toxicology)
VME 6604 Literature Survey (Forensic Toxicology)


This is a 2-credit course.


This 2-credit course involves the completion of a term paper on a relevant topic of toxicology. Students will research scientific literature available to them online, through the UF e-journals, and other relevant sources. Students will prepare a fully referenced term paper in no less than 5000 words on a forensic toxicology-related subject approved by the course instructor.


Please review our recommended course order.

Term Paper Topics

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • The detection and effects of prenatal exposure to cocaine.
  • The use of non-traditional specimens (i.e. other than blood and urine) for the detection of drug use in pre-employment drug screening.
  • The importance of a QA/QC program in the forensic toxicology laboratory.

You can also choose your own forensic toxicology-related subject and have it approved by the course instructor.

Required Materials

No required materials

Library Access

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