2020 Courses

  • Summer Session 2020 courses will be added throughout the winter.

Course description

This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Forensic science represents the unique merging of scientific insight and the law. Forensic Science for Marine Biologists provides a field-oriented introduction to the forensic science domain and the utilization of marine biology within the justice system. Students receive comprehensive instruction concerning the recognition, documentation, collection, and preservation of physical evidence. Additionally, students develop practical incident response, scene management, and forensic teamwork skills.

Offered in Maine at Shoals Marine Laboratory on Appledore Island.


One semester of college level biology or equivalent.


Summer 2020:

Section ID:BIOSM 4450 801-FLD
Program:Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory
Class dates:June 22-29, 2020
Due date:Monday June 29, 8 AM - 9 PM / Other, Off-Campus (see Final exams)
Time / room:MTWRFSU 8 AM - 9 PM / Other, Off-Campus
Grade:Student option
Max. enroll:15
Notes:May also be taken non-credit.
To enroll:See Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory for enrollment information.

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