2019 - 2020 Graduate Bulletin


Course Description

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

  • Prerequisite: CH 111, CH 112, CH 220 or CH 321 and CH 322, CH 241, CH 242, CH 450, or consent of instructor

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.