University of Houston-Victoria



Forensic Science (FORS)

FORS 6300:    Special Topics in Forensic Science

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  
May be repeated when topics vary.

FORS 6311:    Forensic Science and the Law

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
An overview of the American legal system, courtroom proceedings, and evidentiary rules related to Forensic Science.

FORS 6312:    Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  
Survey methods exhuming human remains for determining a victim’s identity, time and cause of death, racial ancestry, age, gender for crime.  Includes laboratory/cemetery where students will exhume remains.

FORS 6330:    Forensic Biology and Criminalistics

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  Prerequisite(s):  BIOL4325 or Approval of instructor.
An introduction to the basic and more advanced principles in forensic biology, DNA science and criminalistics.