Principles of Forensic Science
PHA 6850 Principles of Forensic Science

Credits

This is a 3-credit course.

Description

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

Prerequisites

Please review our recommended course order.

Topics

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

Publisher:
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
http://www.crcpress.com

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

Library Access

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