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Criminal Justice & Forensics

Description

This class is designed to give students both theory and hands-on experience in the skills and knowledge in the field of forensic science, including:

  • Introduction to crime scene investigation
  • Crime scene photography
  • Physical evidence in solving crimes
  • Dusting and lifting fingerprints
  • Evidence collecting and processing methods

Emphasis will be placed on the importance of effective communication and interpersonal skills, professional development, strong academic skills, problem solving, safety, and the use of technology.

Term

2 semesters / 2 term
August to June

Credits

This course meets UC/CSU requirements for College Prep Elective (g) credit
Meets the A-G, “g” elective

Eligibility

High School juniors, seniors

Hours

3 hours (daily)
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
or 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Costs

None

Notes

This course participates in an articulation with Chabot College