2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


Course Description

CH 440 Forensic Chemistry 4 cr. (2-0-6)

  • Offered: Winter
  • Prerequisite: "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.

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.