Introduction to Forensic Science
This one-semester course is intended for you to familiarize yourself with the knowledge and skills required for a career in Forensic Science. This course has 15 lessons organized into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.In Introduction to Forensic Science, you will learn about the importance and limitations of forensic science and explore different career options in this field. You will also learn to process a crime scene, collect and preserve evidence, and analyze biological evidence such as fingerprints, blood spatter, and DNA. Moreover, you will learn to determine the time and cause of death in homicides and analyze ballistic evidence and human remains in a crime scene. Finally, you will learn about forensic investigative methods used in arson, computer crimes, financial crimes, and forgeries.Your teacher will grade your work on the Unit Activities, and you will grade your work on the Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Unit Activities (submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are major components of this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and end of the unit, respectively; and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of simple multiple-choice questions and technology-enhanced (TE) questions.
Instructor Embedded Cost: 275
Content Only Cost: See Course Details
How To Purchase This Course
Districts wishing to purchase this course should contact the course provider directly (see contact information above) and reference the contract in the "attachments" portion of the page linked here. If you are purchasing an Instructor Embedded course, please note that online instructors need not be certified in the state of Oklahoma. They must be certified to teach the content in at least one state or teach the subject at a college or university. To enroll a student in the course, you will need to obtain from the course provider (a) the instructor’s name; (b) the state through which the instructor is certified, and (c) the instructor’s certification number. If the instructor is employed to teach the subject at a college or university, you will need to obtain that institution’s iPEDS number. This information will be recorded in the SIS when you enroll a student in the course. When enrolling a student in a Content Only course, you must indicate in the SIS the name of the person monitoring the course.