CH 440 Forensic Chemistry 4 cr.  (2-0-6)
  • Offered: Winter
  • Prerequisites: "C-" or better in CH 111, CH 112, CH 241, CH 242, CH 322 (or CH 325 and CH 327), and CH 450 or instructor’s permission.
  • Bulletin Year: 2016 - 2017 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.