Intro to Forensic Investigation
3 Credit Hours

This course is designed for students majoring in criminal justice or exploring the field of criminal justice. This course aims at making the subject of forensic science comprehensible to a wide variety of students who are planning on being aligned with the criminal justice profession. This course introduces the non-scientific student to the field of forensic science. Through applications to criminal investigations, clear explanations of the techniques, and the abilities and limitations of modern crime labs, this course covers the comprehensive realm of forensics. The course strives to make the technology of the modern crime scene investigator understandable to future practitioners. This course will help students develop critical thinking skills as they evaluate concepts and topics in forensics and learn personal responsibility towards crime scene integrity and evidence gathering.