College: Holyoke Community College
Instructor: Elizabeth Butin
Course: Introduction to Forensic Science (non-majors)
Semesters Offered: 7+
Course Format: Online
Course Description: 4 cr This course is intended for non-science majors. The course covers basic techniques used in criminalistics. Topics include: types of physical, chemical, and biological evidence: the legal system and forensic science; and crime scene processing. Virtual and hands-on laboratories allow students the opportunity to identify, examine, and assess forensic evidence using various physical, chemical, and biological techniques. Note: This course does not count towards the Forensic Science major. Forensic Science majors must take FRS 101. Students can not receive credit for both FRS 100 and FRS 101.
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