FORENSIC SCIENCE

 

SPECIAL CLASS FEATURES

  • New State-of-the-Art Forensics Lab
  • Participate in HOSA - a National Student Organization for Students in Health Care
  • Exciting Field Trips: Michigan State Police Crime Lab
  • Professional Guest Speakers

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

 

  • Project Management
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Higher Order Thinking
  • Use of Technology
  • Employability Skills

Contact Instructor
            Karen Stack

 

PROGRAM PROFILE

Forensics is the application of a broad spectrum of sciences to answer questions of interest to the legal system. This may be in relation to a crime or a civil action. The goal of this program is to prepare students for entry-level employment or college opportunities in a variety of course related careers. The students will collect and examine evidence that will assist them in discovering answers to tough questions involving mysterious circumstances, medical or legal issues.  

 

COURSE CONTENT

  • Use of Investigative Tools
  • DNA Testing
  • Toxicology
  • Chemistry
  • Ballistics
  • Medical Applications
  • Physical Science Applications
  • Chemical Handling
  • Contamination Procedures

RESOURCES

Prentice Hall Textbook   

All About Forensics  

Forensic Science Society  

Forensic Science Information  

Forensic Science Foundation  

National HOSA  

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