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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJ 298 - Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech

This course of study is intended to introduce the student to the basic recognition, preservation, development, and collection of bloodstain evidence commonly found at crime scenes.
  1. Evaluate bloodstain evidence
    1. Demonstrate proficiency in preserving, documenting, and examining bloodstain evidence.
    2. Explain motion, direction, and point of convergence.
    3. Discuss how surface texture, height, and force affect bloodstains.
  2. Characterize bloodstain patterns.
    1. Recall common terms, concepts, and descriptions of typical bloodstain evidence.
    2. Summarize presumptive and confirmatory testing, blood enhancement chemicals, DNA and serological testing.

Competencies Revised Date: 2019

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