FRSC 7104 - Criminalistics I, 4 Credits

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 4524 with C or better and CHEM 6614 with C or better

Level: Upper

This course is an exploration of the basic theory and practice of trace and transfer physical evidence analysis. Specific topical focus includes: crime scene investigation; evidence collection and handling; microscopic techniques; recovery and analysis of fingerprint evidence; recovery and analysis of hair, fiber, paint, soil, and glass evidence; firearms examinations; recovery and analysis of gunshot residue; recovery and analysis of impression and toolmark evidence; and recovery and analysis of questioned document evidence.