FSC239Y5 • Introduction to Forensic Science


Forensic science is the application of any scientific inquiry into criminal investigation. The results of such inquiry are ultimately for presentation in courts of law. Specialists in forensic science will lecture on a variety of topics that will include crime scene investigation, the role of the coroner, forensic pathology, forensic chemistry, forensic botany, forensic entomology, forensic anthropology, forensic dentistry, psychology and toxicology. Case studies will be reviewed, and the role of the expert witness will be examined.

Enrolment Limits
Priority given first to Forensic Science Specialists and Majors; then Minors.
Distribution Requirement
Total Instructional Hours
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Forensic Science