Jun 20, 2019  
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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CHEM 465 - Forensic Chemistry

Credits: (4)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture; three hours laboratory.
Prerequisites: CHEM 302 , CHEM 324  and CHEM 424 .
Students will gain insight into the many areas of forensic chemistry and practice techniques commonly used in private, state, and federal forensic laboratories. The lecture portion of the course will highlight proper collection, handling, analysis, and data interpretation of physical evidence from an accident or crime scene. The theory and principles of analytical methods and techniques will be presented. Spectroscopic, chromatographic, microscopic, and other techniques will be utilized to analyze evidence such as documents, fingerprints, fibers, paint, glass, firearms, drugs, arson, and explosives.



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