Program Description

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.

CAMPUS ALERT:

Due to the impact to our area from Hurricane Florence, the college will be closed through Saturday, September 23. Updates will be communicated through the ReGroup messaging system, the college website and social media, and via area media outlets.

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 on 1:52 PM

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