Forensic Science refers to the application of science to criminal and civil laws, mainly—on the criminal side—during criminal investigation, as governed by the legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedure.  Not all forensics deal with death! In this course the following forensic science topics will be introduced:

The Nature of Forensic Science

Forensic Science Career Pathways

Evidence & Chain of Custody

Hair Analysis / Microscopy

Forensic Anthropology

Forensic Palynology

Dactylology & Odentology

DNA

Drugs and Toxicology

Textiles, Fibers, Glass Analysis

Handwriting Analysis, Forgery, Counterfitting

Meaning, Manner, Mechanism and Time of Death

Forensic Entomology

Ballistics

Blood & Blood Spatter Analysis

Cyber Crimes

Wild Life Forensics

Other Topics of Interest