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FRSNC 561

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Ethics in Forensic Science (1 credits) - The ethics of forensic science, including issues of evidence handling, data analysis, and courtroom testimony.

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Classroom presentations and discussions will focus on integrity, ethical behavior, ethics standards and different examples of ethics violations and misconduct in the forensic science community. In this way, the students will be introduced to the imperative and sensitive issues surrounding professional integrity and ethics.At the end of the course, students will have gained an understanding or better understanding of professional integrity and ethical behavior in relation to forensic science.The course is a 500-level forensics course required for the Master of Professional Studies in Forensic Science degree program.