Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
NS 215 Forensic Chemistry
TI: This course will focus on a variety of topics in forensic chemistry and the analysis of evidence. An overview of drugs and pharmacology will be presented with an emphasis on forensic drug analysis. The chemical analysis of physical evidence includes the chemistry of combustion, arson, color, colorants, inks, paints, and polymers. The forensic analysis of paper, fibers, and polymers will also be covered in this course. Group activities serve to supplement these topics and encourage critical thinking.
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