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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FS 519 Forensic Pattern Analysis

2 credits
This lecture/laboratory based course will provide students with an overview of the principles and concepts on which pattern evidence analysis is based. Methods of analysis for various types of forensic pattern evidence including fingerprints, footwear impressions, tire marks, tool marks, blood spatter analysis and fired bullets and cartridges will be discussed. Students will use mechanical, chemical and visual techniques to develop and analyze these types of pattern evidence.