MALORIE NITZ '20
Aspiring forensic biologist recognized for DNA research on identical twins
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And, you will have the opportunity to study in the world-renowned Henry C. Lee Institute for Forensic Science. This state-of-the-art center – named after the legendary investigator – features working crime-scene labs and high-tech visual displays, and serves as a go-to resource for law enforcement agencies around the globe.
The University of New Haven uniquely prepares you for success. Click here to see the outcomes of forensic science majors.
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Introduction to basic techniques, material, and other aspects of crime scene photographs. Theory and practice of photographic image formation and recordings. Laboratory exercises with emphasis on homicide, sex offenses, arson, and accident photograph techniques.
A study of the methods and techniques of scientific crime scene investigation, documentation and recognition of physical evidence, collection, and crime scene reconstruction.
The theory and techniques of optical microscopy required to use the microscope for evidence detection, analysis, and evaluation. Microscopical methods of analysis and polarized light microscopy will be covered in lecture and laboratory.
In-depth examination of several subjects in modern criminalistics, including hair and fiber analysis and comparison, arson accelerants and explosive residues, glass comparisons, and forensic chemistry.
The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science, check out the Academic Catalog:
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