ADMJ 66 Forensic Evidence (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
This course introduces students to forensic evidence and the crime lab. Topics include history and sub-disciplines of forensic science, structure of crime labs, types and characteristics of evidence, methods of laboratory analysis, requirements of courtroom admissibility, and expert testimony.
C-ID AJ 150
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Select the appropriate methods of analysis used for biological, chemical, and pattern evidence, and execute appropriate techniques in lab exercises.
- Outcome 2: Summarize the history of forensic science, the structure and organization of crime labs, and the sub-disciplines and contributing sciences of forensic science.
- Outcome 3: Evaluate the criteria for admission of scientific evidence in court and expert testimony and the types and sources of error in forensic science.