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2011-2012 Academic Catalog 
2011-2012 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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FORS 2440 - Forensic Science I

Introduction to crime scene investigation and evidence gathering. The methods, procedures, techniques and preservation of crime scene evidence will be presented as students learn “hands on” the proper procedures of evidence gathering and how scientific instrumentation has changed the courtroom. Specific labs include trace analysis of hair and fiber, dental analysis, stain analysis, epithelial cell analysis, latent fingerprint analysis, DNA sequencing and other basic lab analytical techniques.

Hours (4 sem hrs; 3 lec, 3 lab)

Texas Common Course Number: FORS-2440

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