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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

CJS 250 - Introduction to Forensic Science

4 credit hours - Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
Introduces the principles and practices of forensic sciences. Reviews the history of forensic science, outlining the integrative aspects of this discipline and those of the biological and natural sciences. Includes an examination of the medical and legal uses of the forensic sciences and their specific application in the resolution of criminal investigations. Also examines the significance and limitations of DNA evidence in medical and legal matters. Lab fee $25.

Prerequisite(s): CJS 111  or permission of institute director.

Course Outcomes
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 4 Personal Wellness Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 7 Quantitative Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 9 Global Perspective Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking