2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Academic Programs and Courses > Biological Sciences > BIOL - Biology Courses > 100 > BIOL 103
This course is a study of the application of biology to solve crimes. The student will learn the significance of biological samples of forensic relevance, such as blood, semen, hair, and saliva in terms of their biological properties and the evidential information that can be obtained from them. The course will explore the applications of molecular biology and genetics in areas such as DNA profiling, protein polymorphisms and immunological tests. The course will also investigate the roles of entomology in post mortem examinations, forensic botany, and palynology. For non-Biology majors only.
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