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CJ 300 Overview

This course is an exploration of the theories and scientific methods used in the investigation and solving of crimes. This course provides students with an introduction to the methods utilized in the forensic analysis of crime scenes, including the analysis of evidence, and the legal aspects of evidence collection and preservation. Students will develop the practical skills necessary to recognize, document, and reconstruct crimes and crime scenes. The course includes an analysis of the relationship between forensic science and the administration of criminal justice, and will help students examine and understand the multiple phases of the criminal investigation process. Course content will include lectures, interactive experiences and exercises, textbook readings, and guest expert speakers. Prerequisite: SC 101.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • CJ