2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Sep 22, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJ 255 - Forensic Science and Criminalistics, 4 credit hours


Prerequisite(s): CRJ 165 
Forensic Science and Criminalistics is an introductory survey course reviewing the historical development of the field of forensic science, the meaning of evidence and the scientific analysis of evidence in the context of law and criminal investigation. Examples of topics include physical evidence, organic evidence, document evidence, firearm and tool evidence, fingerprints and witness evidence. Students will engage in hands on learning opportunities including demonstrations and labs designed to illustrate and apply course concepts or exemplify skills from the field. Attendance at guest speakers and field trips may be required.



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