FORS 411: Overview of Forensic Comparative Analysis

Prereqs: FORS 120/L; LIFE 120/L; FORS 302 or FORS 403; CHEM 109; and STAT 218.
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
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab , Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom