452 HONORS FORENSIC SCIENCE
Grade level 11-12
Will meet the graduation requirement for SCIENCE or ELECTIVE
This course covers the functions of the forensic laboratory and its relationship to criminal investigations and prosecutions. Topics include basic crime scene processing, investigative techniques, current forensic technologies, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and collect relevant evidence at simulated crime scenes and request appropriate laboratory analysis of submitted evidence. Laboratory and practical applications of course materials are utilized.
Prerequisite: Chemistry, Algebra II