2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SCI102: Forensic Science

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in Sciences
This course treats the capabilities, techniques, and limitations of the crime laboratory, including emission spectrometry, chromatography, atomic absorption spectrophotometry, neutron activation analysis, and x-ray diffraction. A discussion of physical optics, especially as related to the microscope, is included. These basic principles are applied to the detection and identification of hair, paint, fibers and drugs. Forensic serology and fingerprinting are discussed. Applications in the area of firearms and of document and voice examination are included.
Theme: Engaging Creative, Aesthetic and Spiritual Experience