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2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJU 440 - Criminalistics: Forensic Science in the Crime Laboratory

(3 units)

Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in CRJU 230 . CRJU majors and minors, and Forensic Studies minors only. Upper division standing.
Overview of general principles of forensic science, techniques, equipment, and methodologies as used in crime laboratories. Focus on fingerprint and firearm identification, trace evidence (hair, fiber, paint, glass), blood, DNA evidence, forensic document examination, crime scene kits, and forensic microscopy.

Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in CRIM 462.