FORS803
Advanced Forensic PhotographyCrosslisted with FORS 403

Prerequisites: FORS 120/L or FORS 302/802 or instructor permission.

Description: Advanced concepts, techniques, analysis and interpretation of photographic evidence.

This course is a prerequisite for: FORS 804, FORS 404

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:1

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FORS804
Bloodstains as EvidenceCrosslisted with FORS 404

Prerequisites: FORS 120/L, FORS 302/802 or FORS 403/803 and FORS 411 or instructor permission.

Description: Documentation and interpretation of geometric bloodstains, calculating probable origins, and collecting blood as a source of DNA evidence.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:1

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FORS814
Forensic EntomologyCrosslisted with ENTO 414, ENTO 814, FORS 414

Prerequisites: Introductory course in entomology

Description: Application of entomology to legal issues. Criminal investigations, insects of forensic importance, insect succession on carrion, and case studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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FORS820
Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation

Description: Theory and practice in forensic science. The legal system, crime scene investigation, taphonomy, and criminalistics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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FORS845
Human Remains in Forensic ScienceCrosslisted with FORS 445, NRES 445, NRES 845

Prerequisites: LIFE 120/L and LIFE 121/L, CHEM 109, CHEM 110, and FORS 120/L or instructor permission.

Description: Forensic anthropology within the broader context of forensic sciences and physical anthropology. Decomposition and bone modification through artificial means. Determination of individual identity, diet, chronic pathology and cause of death from human remains.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:4

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FORS846
Pollen Analysis for Behavioral, Biological and Forensic ScienceCrosslisted with FORS 446, NRES 446, NRES 846

Prerequisites: BIOS 109 and FORS 120.

Description: Collection, processing, identification of common North American pollen types. Pollination ecology relating to scene reconstruction. Fundamental statistics and presentation requirements for a legal and scientific audience.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:4

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FORS898
Special Topics in Forensic ScienceCrosslisted with FORS 498

Prerequisites: 3 hrs FORS or equivalent.

Description: Current issues in forensic science.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

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