Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014
NS 114 Introduction to Forensic Science 3 sem. hrs.
TI:This introductory course will focus on a variety of forensic sciences and their application to crime scene investigation. The course begins with an introduction to forensic science, crime scene investigation, nature of evidence, and an overview of chemistry. Patterns and impressions include fingerprints, firearms, and tool marks. The forensic biology topics include pathology, anthropology, odontology, and entomology. The forensic chemistry topics include illicit drugs, fibers and other polymers, accelerants, and explosives. Group activities serve to supplement these topics and encourage critical thinking. No prerequisite. Offered in fall every odd numbered year.
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