Catalog Year : 2021-22


Chemistry

Chemistry


CHEM 3130 E01 - Modern Forensic Science
Credits: 3.00
Case-oriented approach will be used to explore selected topics of forensic science. These include: (1) the scientific and technological foundation for the examination of evidence; (2) the scope of expert qualifications and testimony, the legal status of scientific techniques, and the admissibility of the results in evidence; (3) the analysis of trace evidence including glass, soil, hair, fibers, gunpowder residues and bullet fragments; (4) forensic toxicology and pharmacology are applied to the analysis of alcohol, poisons, and drugs; and (5) the characterization of blood and other body fluids. The cases which stimulate the exploration of these areas include: the O.J. Simpson case, the John Kennedy assassination, the Jeffery Lindberg baby kidnapping, and the Tylenol poisonings. Not applicable as a Chemistry elective for students majoring or minoring in chemistry.

Lecture: 3.00
College: Coll of Arts/Cult.& Sci Inq.
Department: Natural Sciences
Campus Distance Learning Technology
Start Date JAN 08, 2022 End Date MAY 10, 2022
Days Taught TBA Time of Day TBA Location Intnet - INTERNET BASED COURSE TBA
Instructor(s):Anne C. Gaquere-Parker Open Seats:0 of 40 as of 01/23/2022 10:38:46
Additional Information: Instructional Method: 100% Online (E)
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