CH 440 Forensic Chemistry 4 cr.  (2-0-6)
  • Offered: Winter semester of even years
  • Prerequisites: CH111, CH112, CH 241, CH242, CH 220 or CH 321 and 322, and CH 450 or instructor’s permission.
  • Bulletin Year: 2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Bulletin

Forensic applications of chemical and biochemical techniques. Techniques include, but are not limited to trace metal analysis, FT-IR analysis of fibers and paint, polymerase chain reaction (PCR)/DNA analysis, and controlled substances liquid and gas chromatography. Case studies and a team project will be performed at the end of the semester using several analytical techniques in the student’s area of interest.

Notes:

This course is eligible for graduate credit, effective August 23, 2010