CJ 312 Criminalistics
F2H 2006 BU
Smart, Stephanie J.
23 Oct - 17 Dec. 2006
7:35 - 10:05 PM
Textbook: Eighth Edition Criminalistics, An Introduction to Forensic Science Richard Seferstein
Additional Resources: Current event articles relating to forensic science
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: You will be assesed by your performance on two evaluations, oral presentations and a research paper.
Grading: Your grade will consists of two examinations 100 points each; research paper and oral presentation 50 points each and class participation 10%.
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Day Date Chapters
Mon. Oct. 23 1 & 2 Introduction/Crime Scene Wed. Oct. 25 3 & 4 Physical Evidence
Mon. Oct. 30 5 & 6 Organic/Inorganic Analysis Wed. Nov. 1 7 & 8 Microscope/ Hairs, Fibers Mon. Nov. 6 9& 10 Drugs/Forensic Toxicology Wed. Nov. 8 Exam One Mon. Nov. 13 11 Arson and Explosion Invest. Wed. Nov. 15 12 Forensic Serology Mon. Nov. 20 13 DNA Wed. Nov. 22 14 Fingerprint Mon. Nov. 27 15 -17 Firearms, Document Exam. Wed. Nov. 29 18 The future Mon. Dec. 4 - Research Papers – Wed. Dec. 6 - Research Papers Mon. Dec. 11 - Review – Wed. Dec. 13 - FINAL EXAMINATION
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