Sep 16, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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CHEM 4400 - Forensic Chemistry


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered alternate years.

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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