2019 -20 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 28, 2021  
2019 -20 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOT 2620 Forensic Science Techniques II

4 Credit Hour(s)
This course examines the complex principles and techniques of forensic sciences. Topics include the roles and responsibility of collection and preservation of evidence at crime scenes. The course specifically deals with evidence collection from the crime scene victim and introduces the criminal investigative methods required for Taphonomy. The course will review the basic applications of the biological, physical, chemical, medical and behavioral sciences to questions of evidence and law. In doing so, students should gain a basic understanding of the capabilities and limitations of the forensic sciences as they are presently practiced. This course is designed for biotechnology technicians, forensic science technicians, law enforcement and others with interests in forensic sciences.

Prerequisite(s): BIOT 2610  or permission of instructor.
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.



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