Nov 17, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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BIO-2500 Biological Principles of Forensic Science


4 Credits
An introduction to the principles governing the application of biology and biological statistics that are used to analyze evidence from crime scenes. Topics will include evidence examination and preservation; presumptive and confirmatory biological testing; blood, urine, semen, hair and fiber comparisons; generation and statistical analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA profiles; understanding the modern forensic crime laboratory; the role of the forensic scientist within the Criminal and Civil United States Court system.
Prerequisite(s): BIO-1140  and CHM-1010 .
3 class/3 lab hours.



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