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CHEM 343 - Forensic Science


Units: 3
Two hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week
Prerequisite: Junior Standing or Consent of Instructor
A survey of the various chemical and biological techniques used in obtaining and evaluating criminal evidence. Topics include chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS, GC-MS), atomic absorption spectrometry, IR, UV, fluorescence, and X-ray spectroscopes, fiber comparisons, drug analysis, arson/explosive residue analysis, toxicological studies, blood typing, DNA analysis, population genetics, firearm identification, and fingerprint analysis.
Course Fee $25, Lab Fee $40
Graded: Letter Grade
GenEd: UDGE-B
CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches



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