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2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FORS 240 - Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

Total Credits = 3
Lecture = 3 / Laboratory = 0

Used as an investigative tool, bloodstain pattern analysis can assist investigators with determining the relative position of the victim or suspect at a scene, the amount of force and weapon used and the area of origin of a bloodstain. This course will provide an overview of bloodstain pattern analysis examining topics such as the scientific principles related to bloodstain pattern analysis, presumptive blood testing, blood enhancement reagents, documentation of bloodstains, area of origin and passive, spatter and altered bloodstain patterns.

Prerequisites: FORS 214 & 224 w/ a C or better
Corequisites: FORS 242