Forensics 25 ( 3-credit )

Summary of Course Content and Activities

  Module 1: Types of Evidence and Fingerprint Analysis
  Module 2: Trace Evidence
  Module 3: Body Fluid Evidence
  Module 4: Forensic Detection of Impaired Driving
  Module 5: Polygraphing and Document Analysis
  Module 6: Forensic Genetics

 

Philosophy statement 

Forensic Science 25 is a three-credit course intended for students interested in the use of basic scientific concepts and technologies to solve crimes. Through the study of forensic science techniques, students are given opportunities to explore and understand further how basic scientific concepts apply to this field of study. Please do not enrol if you find these topics objectionable or offensive.

Disclaimer:
A central component of the course involves the analysis of realistic scenarios and case studies.

 

Prereqs

  • Science 10 or 14 

Materials

  • None

Forecasted amount of time

  • 2 hours per week.

Evaluation

  • A series of equally weighted Moodle Quizzes

Forensics 35 ( 3-credit )

Summary of Course Content and Activities

  • Forensic Toxicology, Law Enforcement Equipment, Police Canines, Arson & Explosives, Forensic Ballistics, Criminal Profiling, Bones & Bugs

 

Philosophy statement 

  • Forensic Science 35 is a three-credit course intended for students interested in the use of basic scientific concepts and technologies to solve crimes. Through the study of forensic science techniques, students are given opportunities to explore and understand further how basic scientific concepts apply to this field of study. Please do not enrol if you find these topics objectionable or offensive.

    Disclaimer:
    A central component of the course involves the analysis of realistic scenarios and case studies.

 

Prereqs

Forensics 25

Materials

None

Forecasted amount of time

2 hours per week.

Evaluation

A series of Moodle quizzes.

School Notice

High School Enrollment/Withdrawal Deadline

- High School non primary registration closes Feb 29, 2024
- High School course withdrawal deadline is Feb 29, 2024.
After that date, there is a $200/course withdrawal fee