Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: FOS                                     Course Number: 108                                    
Course Title: Concepts of Forensic Science
Subject: Forensic Science
Minimum Credits: 4.0                                     Maximum Credits: 4.0                                     Hours per week: 6.0


A discussion of the fundamental principles of the physical and biological sciences with emphasis on the application of these principles as an aid in the resolution of legal questions. The role of forensic science in criminal and civil investigations where questions regarding the interpretation of physical evidence are crucial will also be examined.

Prerequisite: NSC 107 or equivalent.
General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Natural Sciences

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • 6 hours: 3 hours lecture, 1 1/2 hours recitation, 1 1/2 hours laboratory.

Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: