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2021-2022 Online Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Online 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.
Prerequisite(s): CHEL 107  
3 lecture and 3 laboratory hours per week
4 credit hours