Forensic Science

Course Description

A discussion on the techniques used by forensic scientists in identification, collection, comparison and analysis of different types of physical evidence from crime scenes. Intended for the non-science major seeking a law enforcement career but it is useful to all students interested in the field of forensic science. Emphasis will be given to trace evidence, DNA evidence, bloodstain patterns, firearms, tool marks, fingerprints, questioned documents, drugs, arson, explosives, computer forensics and courtroom expert witness testimony.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
23899 ADMJ 84 61 ··W···· 06:30 PM-10:20 PM Jeremiah Garrido L22

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2018-09-24 to 2018-12-14.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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