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2019-2020 Online Catalog 
2019-2020 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHE 107 - The Chemistry of Forensic Science

▲ = Fulfills a General Education Requirement
CHE 107 will introduce various methodologies and applications used in the forensic context. This course reviews the challenges, methods and analyses of forensic science from a chemical perspective. Topics dis­cussed include organic and inorganic chemical analy­ses of physical evidence, drugs and poisons, forensic toxicology, explosives, and the chemistry of color and colorants. Laboratory is included. Analyzing physical evidence using recent developments in non-instrumental and instrumental techniques.
Students who have not had high school chemistry are recommended to take CHE 101.
3 lecture and 3 laboratory hours per week
4 credit hours