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Spring 2022
Jun 15,2024
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CJA 214 - Introduction to Forensic Science
Associated Term: Spring 2022
Learning Objectives: Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Describe proper, offense-specific crime scene processing and evidence collection and custody practices based on types of evidence
2. Describe appropriate analytic techniques and tests for various types and classes of physical evidence
3. Apply the scientific method to the analysis of evidence and crime scene reconstruction
4. Assess the strengths and weaknesses, usefulness and limitations of specific forensic science applications and methods
5. Analyze the development, scope, and limitations of fundamental scientific concepts, models, theories, and methods as they apply to the investigation of crime
6. Discuss the development and current status of case law regarding acceptable scientific methods and theories and the admission of evidence and expert testimony

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