Forensic Science is a concentration under the curriculum of Criminal Justice Technology, which focuses on the application of the physical, biomedical, and social sciences to the analysis and evaluation of physical evidence, human testimony and criminal suspects. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, evidence processing and procedures. Students will learn both theory and hands-on analysis of latent evidence. They will learn fingerprint classification, identification, and chemical development. Students will record, cast, and recognize footwear and tire-tracks; and process crime scenes. Issues and concepts of communications and the use of computers and computer-assisted design programs in crime scene technology will be discussed. Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of criminal justice organizations especially in local, state, and federal law enforcement, and correctional agencies.

Required Developmental Courses


CIS-070

Credits: 1

DMA-010

Credits: 1

DMA-020

Credits: 1

DMA-050

Credits: 1

DMA-065

Credits: 2

ENG 002

Credits: 3

ENG-111

Credits: 3

MAT 003

Credits: 3

MAT 043

Credits: 2

MAT 052

Credits: 2

MAT 071

Credits: 2

Semester 1


ACA-122

Credits: 1

CIS-110

Credits: 3

CJC-113

Credits: 3

CJC 144

Credits: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 2


CJC-112

Credits: 3

CJC-231

Credits: 3

ENG-111

Credits: 3

Social/Behavioral Sciences Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 3


Communication Choice

*

Natural Science/Math Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 4


CJC-131

Credits: 3

CJC 146

Credits: 3

CJC 245

Credits: 3q

Humanities/Fine Arts Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 5


CJC-212

Credits: 3

CJC-221

Credits: 4

CJC 246

Credits: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected