Feb 22, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 4400 - Forensic Chemistry


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every other year.

This course studies the forensic chemical analysis of evidence from crime scenes. A major component of this course is toxicology and the analysis of drugs. Students will study the chemistry of combustion and evidence related to arson, explosives and the use of firearms. The chemical analysis of physical evidence such as fibers, plastics, paper, inks, paints and coatings is also covered.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1300  and CHEM 1400 



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