Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Death Investigation

Criminology 3135 Death Investigation
An exploration of the process of death investigation through corresponding scientific, legal, and social perspectives, including an investigation of the tools, techniques, and protocols associated with the performance of rigorous forensic death investigations at the scene and in autopsy. Students will study forensic pathology that emphasizes the principles of forensic death investigation. Critical reflection is also dedicated to subjectivity in forensics investigations, including debated techniques, cases, and the influence of social milieus and identities on objectivity in science.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Criminology 1030 and 1.5 FCEs of additional Criminology courses, or permission of the Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have taken Criminology 3030 Death investigations may not take this course for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences