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Principles of Forensic Science

  • PHA 6850 Principles of Forensic Science

    Credits: 3


    This course is structured to introduce the basic disciplines of forensic science. The course is composed of 12 modules.


    Please review our recommended course order.


    Module Topic
    Module 1 History and Nature of Forensic Science
    Module 2 Crime Scene Investigation
    Module 3 Latent Prints
    Module 4 Trace Evidence
    Module 5 Biological Evidence
    Module 6 Forensic DNA Analysis
    Module 7 Illicit Drugs
    Module 8 Forensic Toxicology
    Module 9 Firearms and Toolmarks
    Module 10 Death Investigation
    Module 11 Questioned Documents
    Module 12 Fire and Explosive Examination

    Recommended Materials

    Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques, Fourth Edition (Hardcover)
    Author: Stuart H. James, Jon J. Nordby Ph.D., Suzanne Bell
    Publisher: CRC; 4th edition (January 13, 2014)
    Language: English
    IISBN-10: 1439853835
    ISBN-13: 978-1439853832

    CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group LLC, Routledge
    6000 Broken Sound Pkwy, NW
    Suite 300
    Boca Raton FL 33487
    United States of America
    tel: (561) 998-2585
    fax: (561) 361-6049

    Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime and Terrorism, 3rd Edition” by James Girard
    ISBN-13: 978-1284037036
    ISBN-10: 128403703

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