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Forensic Science
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Forensic Science

This exciting and in-depth course can introduce you to the critical techniques and procedures involved in a number of careers in forensic science.

Students will learn about collecting and analyzing various types of criminal evidence as well as better understand the important role science plays in today’s criminal investigations.

Before you spend your hard earned money on expensive forensic science schools, let Stratford first help you learn the fundamentals and determine if careers in forensic science are for you!
Introduction to Forensic Science
• Types, Properties, and Testing of Physical Evidence
• Introduction to Firearms and Ballistics
• Introduction to Fingerprints, Hair, and DNA Profiling
• Building a Solid Scientific Foundation
• Basic Chemistry, Physics, Electricity, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, and Math for Forensic Science

• Investigating the Crime Scene
• Investigating and Processing Physical Evidence
• Physical Properties: Forensic Characterization of Soil
• The Microscope and Forensic Identification of Hair and Fibers
• Forensic Analysis of Glass
• Fingerprints
• Questioned Documents
• Firearms

More Concepts in Criminalistics
• Forensic Determination of Metals and Gunshot Residue
• Arson
• Drugs of Abuse
• Forensic Toxicology
• Biological Fluids
• DNA Typing
• Explosives
• Detecting Weapons of Mass Destruction

Science and the Detective
• Science and the Fight against Crime
• Fingerprints
• Footprints and Other Vestiges
• Fragmentary Evidence and Tell-Tale Dust
• Bullets, Bombs, and Body Armor
• Electronic Ears and Eyes
• Bloodhounds Real and Synthetic

Further Topics for Science and the Detective
• Testing for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Drugging
• Poisonings
• Forgery and Fraud
• Bones and Human Remains
• Genetic Fingerprinting

This program is specifically designed to serve as an introduction to the theory and methodology of forensic science. It is intended to help individuals in the exploration of forensic science as a career field. Additional training, certification and/or licensing may be prerequisite conditions to employment, as required by law.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date accounting course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the accounting course material is presented may vary.
Forensic Science Course

"Stratford has provided me with some of the tools I will need as I move up in my job."

Mark S.

"It has helped me to understand the concept of Forensic Science so much more than before."

Tawny W.

“I would love to thank SCI for giving me the knowledge it took to succeed.”

Barbara D.