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Principles of Forensic Science

  • PHA 6850 Principles of Forensic Science

    Credits: 3


    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

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