CJA 140◊ Introduction to Forensic Science

4 credits

Study and application of science to the processes of law as it relates to the collection, examination, evaluation and interpretation of evidence. Includes techniques of crime scene processing, the identification of potential physical evidence, the examination and evaluation of evidence and laboratory procedures. Also covers crime scene investigation, documentation of the crime scene, the collection and preservation of evidence.

Lecture: 3 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours