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CHY 183

Introduction to Forensic Sciences

The popularity of TV shows depicting the science of criminal investigations has impacted the way forensic science is viewed by the public and media. This course will provide non-science students with an introduction to the field of forensic science. Students will develop an appreciation of the critical methods of scientific investigation, reasoning, and communication. Topics will include techniques of chemical analysis, physical investigation, and the role of expert witnesses in crime scene investigations. (Formerly SCI 183).
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

BLG 143, CHY 102, CHY 103, CHY 104, CHY 123. Not available to Engineering students nor Faculty of Science students (with the exception of Computer Science, Financial Mathematics or Mathematics and its Applications students).

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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