Forensic Science (Grades 11, 12)

Forensic Science
Prerequisite: Biology, Chemistry or IPC
For grades 11, 12
(1 credit) Category III

This course uses a structured and scientific approach to the investigation of crimes of
assault, abuse and neglect, domestic violence, accidental death, homicide, and the psychology of criminal behavior. Students will learn terminology and investigative procedures related to crime scene, questioning, interviewing, criminal behavior characteristics, truth detection, and scientific procedures used to solve crimes. Using scientific methods, students will collect and analyze evidence through case studies and simulated crime scenes such as fingerprint analysis, ballistics, and blood spatter analysis. Students will learn the history, legal aspects, and career options for forensic science

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