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Forensic Science 20L - 7335

Pre-requisite: None

Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous

Course Description

Learners 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. Learners will have the opportunity to look into the minds of notorious serial killers like Jeffery Dahmer and Ted Bundy.

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

Units of Study:

  • Types of Evidence and Fingerprint Analysis
  • Trace Evidence and Blood Analysis
  • Criminal Profiling
  • Arson and Explosives
  • Police Equipment and Canine Units
  • Forensic Ballistics

Required Resources

  • Household materials (e.g : balloons, ink, magnifying glass, corn starch, corn syrup, food colouring)

Suggested Career Pathways

  • Law Enforcement
  • Criminologist
  • Forensics Lab Technician
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Instructor: Paul Lehmkuhl

Paul Lehmkuhl

paul.lehmkuhl@sunwestsd.ca

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
Email: registrations@sunwestsd.ca