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

CRJU 640 - Criminalistics: Forensic Science in the Crime Laboratory

(3 units)

Prerequisite: Open to Criminology & Criminal Justice master’s students only or graduate advisor permission.
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 562. Undergraduate students register for CRJU 440 ; graduate students for CRJU 640. Double Numbered with: CRJU 440