Undergraduate Course Catalog 2007-2008

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Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 50

Forensic Criminal Investigation has become a vital part of law enforcement on both local and international levels.  This degree program is housed within the Department of Justice, Law, and Public Safety. This program provides considerable opportunites for the study of the complexities of criminal investigation.

Majors in this program may wish to take a minor in Communication Studies for Justice, Law, and Public Safety Studies Majors and/or a minor in Business Studies for Criminal/Social Justice Majors.

I. Core Courses (33)
81-110 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
81-200 Court Systems and Probation (3)
81-240 Introduction to Corrections (3)
81-250 Criminal Investigation (3)
81-260 Juvenile Justice System (3)
81-340 Drugs– Incidence and Abuse (3)
81-341 Criminalistics: Introduction to Forensic Investigations (3)
81-430 Elements of Criminal Law (3)
81-445 Criminal Procedures/Rules of Evidence (3)
81-471 Criminal/Psychological Profiling (3)
70-190 Microcomputer Software (3)

II. Science and Forensic Classes (17)
02-107 Human Heredity (3)
02-108 Introduction to Human Biology (3)
03-122 Introduction to Forensic Chemistry (3)
03-123 Introduction to Forensic Chemistry Laboratory (1)
17-100 Elementary Laboratory Physics (3)
81-467 Applied Forensic Techniques (3)
81-468 Applied Forensic Techniques Lab (1)