Chemistry

CHEM-106: Introduction to Forensic Chemistry, Credits = 5
This course will examine selected topics in forensic sciences and is intended for non-science majors in fulfillment of the general education lab science requirements. Through an understanding of basic chemical principals, this course will investigate the role of science in solving crimes. Topics may include glass analysis, document identification, blood detection and analysis, drug identification, and DNA profiling. The laboratory component will involve the analysis of trace evidence. Techniques utilized may include chromatography, fingerprinting, blood typing, fiber identification, glass analysis, mass spectrometry, and infrared spectroscopy. This course does not satisfy the chemistry requirement for the nursing degree.

CHEM-199: Special Topics, Credits = 1 - 5
Special Topics in chemistry is a variable credit class to allow students to have the opportunity to engage in independent research or explore special interests and topics. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. This course does not satisfy the chemistry requirement for the nursing degree.