FORS 411: Overview of Forensic Comparative Analysis Lab

Prereqs: FORS 120/L or equivalent, FORS 302 or FORS 303, LIFE 120/L and LIFE 121/L or equivalent, CHEM 109 or equivalent, ENTO 115/116, STAT 218, and MATH 104 or 106 or instructor permission.
Covers the main forensic science comparisons that are seen in most crime scene investigation units and forensic science labs. Provides a broad overview of the concepts and analytical techniques of forensic comparative science. Covers basic microscopic applications, photography, computer applications, courtroom testimony, ethics, cognitive bias, and the concepts of error and sufficiency in forensic science.
This course is a prerequisite for: FORS 400, FORS 404
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom