Do you ever wonder how accurate the television police procedurals are? Forensic science is the application of a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines to answer questions concerning crimes or civil actions. This course offers an introduction to the various scientific methodologies used in the practices of law and criminal investigation. It will also include discussion of instruments and procedures, the limits of forensic science, current controversies and philosophical dilemmas. The Instructor will offer a real world view of modern forensic science and crime scene investigation as practiced by the real Crime Scene Investigators.