BIO 208 - (UC) Introduction to Forensic Science
(3 cr.) This course begins with a historical overview of the discipline as a method of understanding the contemporary field of forensics. Scientific principles and practices are applied to specific examples within crime scene and evidence analysis including, but not limited to physical evidence, glass and soil, organic and inorganic substances, hair and fibers, toxicology, serology and fingerprinting. Additionally, students utilize FBI cases, popular press and television to evaluate the use of science and distinguish among science, law and entertainment. Must be taken in conjunction with BIO 208L. Prerequisite: BIO 208L; Every Year, Spring

Spring 2017