Call: (306) 252-1000

Forensic Science 20L - 7335

Pre-Requisite: none
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous, Synchronous (Sun West School Students)

***Important:  This course does NOT count as a 'science' course for graduation.  This can only be counted as an elective.

List of Assignments

*Note - Final Exams will require supervision.  Details will follow from your instructor if you choose to register.

This course will dive into exciting topics such as various types of evidence, fingerprint analysis, trace evidence, blood, blood spatter, criminal profiling, arson, explosives, law enforcement equipment, and finally forensic ballistics.  Furthermore, we will look at how crime scenes are handled and how evidence is collected and analyzed.
The course allows for hands-on activities including fingerprint and blood spatter labs. We will also get a chance to look into the minds of notorious serial killers like Jeffery Dahmer and Ted Bundy.

Units of Study:

  1. Types of Evidence and Fingerprint Analysis
  2. Trace Evidence and Blood Analysis
  3. Criminal Profiling
  4. Arson and Explosives
  5. Police Equipment and Canine Units
  6. Forensic Ballistics

*Disclaimer: This course deals with very mature content.  If you feel uncomfortable at any time because of a specific topic (or person) we are studying, please let me know.  There are multiple ways to get through this course without making you feel uncomfortable.

Required Resources:
None – all are provided online.

Suggested Career Pathways*:
Law Enforcement, Criminologist, Forensics Lab Technician
*Please consult with a guidance counselor.


Instructor: Elaina Guilmette

Elaina Guilmette

Phone: (306) 252-1000

Fax: (306) 252-2150

Sun West Distance Learning Centre

P.O. Box 370
408 - 5th Avenue
Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0


Phone: (306) 252-1000
Fax: (306) 252-2150