Bullet Impact Damage Assessment Practicum

This course covers the identification, interpretation, reconstruction and documentation of the trajectory of bullets and other projectiles through the examination of projectile impact sites in a forensic context. The interpretation of number of shots fired, determination of point of origin and terminal point of bullet travel, an overview of wound ballistics, and the likelihood of sequencing multiple shots will be covered in this course. FOID 2216 EL, Forensic Aspects of Firearms and Tool Mark Evidence, is a prerequisite for this course. 3 cr. Note: Contact the department to identify the location of the course.

Forensic Science