Forensic Science

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You will learn to collect, analyze and interpret physical and biological trace evidence such as fingerprints, hair and fibers, blood, toxins and DNA. You will discover how entomological and anthropological evidence from a postmortem examination can help solve a crime. This laboratory-based course will allow you to use logical thought processes and scientific inquiry skills to interpret evidence, analyze criminal psychology, and examine the legal implications of crimes.

Student profile

As a lab science course, it is recommended that students wear clothing that is able to handle a laboratory environment. All ALP students should bring a personal laptop or tablet for use in class and during evening sessions.

Important dates

Application deadlines

Application opens: Nov. 29, 2022
Deadline: Apply by May 1, 2023

Tuition deadlines

The first half of tuition is due by May 15, 2023. The second half of tuition is due by June 1, 2023.

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Badger Precollege Program Overview