Topics in Forensic Science

This course is a study of a special topic in forensic science. The topics will vary from offering to offering based on faculty and student interest. Courses that fit this description will generally have a focus in forensic science that does not fit into a particular discipline or will have an interdisciplinary focus that crosses disciplinary boundaries. Topics may include: history of forensic science; physics and crime scene reconstruction; research on jury decision making; the legal system in film: fact or fiction; and the jury system around the world: a cross cultural perspective. Course can be retaken for credit when topics are different.