University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
 

Subject: ADMJ

Course Number : 0230

Course Title:  INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE

Course Description:

This course examines forensic techniques commonly used in criminal investigations such as: crime scene reconstruction; hair, fiber, soil, inorganic, and organic analysis; spectroscopy; microscopy; toxicology; fingerprints; firearms; and DNA. The description, scientific underpinnings, and limitations of forensic techniques are discussed. The course gives students a background in scientific tools available to investigate crime.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: None       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  ADMJ 0101

Course Level: