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FRSC 671. Instrumentation in Forensic Chemistry. 2 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture hours. 2 credits. Corequisite: FRSZ 671. Enrollment is restricted to students in the forensic science program. Theory and applications of chromatography, mass spectrometry and spectroscopy as used in modern crime laboratories. Instruction will focus on instrumental analysis as applied to drug analysis, toxicology, fire debris identification and general trace evidence examination.