Forensic Science

  • Endorsement:

    Public Service

    Pathway:

    Government & Public Administration

    Course Description:

    Forensic Science is a course that introduces students to the application of science to connect a violation of law to a specific criminal, criminal act, or behavior and victim. Students will learn terminology and procedures related to the search and examination of physical evidence in criminal cases as they are performed in a typical crime laboratory. Using scientific methods, students will collect and analyze evidence such as fingerprints, bodily fluids, hairs, fibers, paint, and glass. Students will also learn the history and the legal aspects as they relate to each discipline of forensic science.