Courses & Programs

Forensic Analytical Techniques [E]

COURSE CODE: FRS 201

CREDITS: 4

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: FRS 101

An introduction to chemical and biological techniques and analyses with emphasis on forensic applications. Lecture topics in half of the course include gas chromatography, high-performance liquid chromatography, spectrophotometry, masspectrometry, organic extraction. Lecture topics in the other half of the course include population genetics principles and statistics, DNA genotyping, procedures for DNA analysis, and quality control and regulations. Laboratories provide the opportunity to analyze chemical and biological materials using the appropriate techniques. Prerequisite: FRS 101