SCI 100 - Investigating Science Through Forensics

4 credits (PREREQUISITE: SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF FOUNDATIONAL ENGLISH AND MATH or DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION)

Through a hands-on survey of forensic science, this course illustrates the fundamentals of scientific inquiry and basic concepts in biology, chemistry and physics. Through intensive interactive learning, students will cover topics such as the history of forensic science, hair and fiber analysis, fingerprint analysis, document analysis, serology, and DNA typing. NOTE: Designed for non-science majors, this course fulfills a lab science requirement. Although it will expose students to modern forensic techniques, this course is not intended to train professionals in forensic science. SCI (F, Sp, Su)