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FOR 798 - Research Methodology in Forensic Science

Course Description:This course is intended for students who wish to conduct research in Forensic Science, and specifically those who would like to complete a thesis project for their master’s degree. Topics of discussion and assignments will include finding a project, writing the proposal, conducting a literature review, designing an experiment, writing different parts of the thesis, and presenting scientific findings in a public forum. Pace’s guidelines for a thesis in Forensic Science will be referenced. Students may also read current literature and summarize the results along with presenting preliminary results from their own projects. Trends in research within different areas of Forensic Science will be discussed.

Course Rotation:Fall;NY


4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Thesis/Research Project, Tutorial

Forensic Science Department

Course Attributes:
Experiential Learning

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Forensic Science

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level FOR 251 Minimum Grade of B and Undergraduate level FOR 252 Minimum Grade of B and Undergraduate level FOR 351 Minimum Grade of B and Graduate level FOR 621 Minimum Grade of B