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    UC Davis Pre-College Program: Forensics

    UC Davis Pre-College Program: Forensics


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Forensic Science
    • Selective: No
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (530) 757-8777
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Explore forensic DNA and crime scene investigation techniques in this immersive program. Begin in the crime lab's forensic biology section, where you'll learn to identify body fluids and generate DNA profiles. Then, step into the role of a crime scene investigator to collect evidence like tire tracks, footprints, and fingerprints from a death scene. Your training culminates with scientific testimony in moot court, where you'll expertly present your findings as an expert witness.

    Throughout the course, you will:

    • Develop critical thinking skills
    • Distinguish between forensic science fact or fiction
    • Understand basic forensic body fluid identification
    • Learn basic forensic DNA analysis
    • Develop skills in pattern analysis
    • Apply scientific methods to evidence collection at a mock crime scene
    • Provide scientific testimony about the crime scene investigation in moot court