Forensic Science, Introduction to

SCI 170
Description: Students learn the biology, genetics, chemistry, and physics involved in the forensic investigation of crimes. A wide range of topics are studied including DNA, entomology, fingerprinting, trace evidence, serology (blood, saliva, and semen), blood spatter, and chemical analysis of drugs, alcohol, and other compounds. Students apply their new knowledge of forensic science through the use of case studies and laboratories. This course includes two laboratory hours per week.

Prerequisite: If you have taken FOR-110 you may not take this lab science course.
Credits: 4

Currently Offered

Course # Days Time Dates Instructor Seats  
SCI 170-01 TFTH 8-9:15AM, 8-10AM 08/31/15 - 12/18/15 Dean 5 Register
SCI 170-02 TFTH 9:30-10:45AM, 11-1PM 08/31/15 - 12/18/15 Dean 0 Register
SCI 170-03 MTHTH 9:30-10:45AM, 2-4PM 08/31/15 - 12/18/15 Collins 0 Register
SCI 170-01 MTHF 9:30-10:45AM, 10-12PM 01/12/15 - 05/01/15 Collins 0 Register
SCI 170-02 MTHF 11-12:15PM, 1-3PM 01/12/15 - 05/01/15 Collins 1 Register