Jan 24, 2022  
Mercy College 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog
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SCIE 555 - Forensic Science


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
The course is designed to enhance the student’s understanding of the interdisciplinary sciences that apply the principles of physics, chemistry, and biology to forensic analysis of evidence. This course is taught in three modules, focused respectively on physical, chemical, and biological analysis of evidence. Topics include impact and injury, ballistic trajectories and blood spatter, death and decomposition, and drugs and toxicology fingerprint analysis, forensic serology, DNA analysis, and forensic autopsy. Laboratory activities exploring the scientific analysis of forensic evidence will be integrated within the modules including DNA analysis by polymerase chain reaction and cadaver dissection. Spring or Fall only



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