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Forensic Science Courses

FSC 101 Forensic Science in Criminal Investigations – 3-4 credits

Through online modules students will develop a fundamental appreciation of Biology, Chemistry and Physics and how each of these disciplines impact Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation.  Students will learn how to use the scientific method and apply analytical data typical of the natural sciences to form proper conclusions in the analysis of physical evidence. Case studies will be discussed.  Students can take the online lecture component only (3 credits) or the online lecture and on site lab component (4 credits).   The laboratory component is described below. This course fulfills the Natural Science requirement of the Liberal Arts Curriculum.

Through laboratory exercises, students will be introduced to fundamental aspects, concepts, and applications of forensic science. This course is intended to engage students in the use of the scientific method, techniques, and technologies involved in forensic science to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.










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