This certificate program is part of the Crime Scene Technology AS degree program.
A College Credit Certificate consists of a program of instruction of less than sixty (60) credits of collegelevel
courses, which is part of an AS degree program and prepares students for entry into employment.
The College Credit Certificate (CCC) Crime Scene Technician program offers a sequence of courses that
presents coherent and rigorous content needed to prepare students for employment in the field of
criminalistics with a specialty in Crime Scene Technology. The student can serve in positions of Forensic
Science Technician, Crime Scene Technician, Medical Examiner Investigator, Medical Investigator,
Insurance Investigator, Legal Investigator, Forensic Paralegal, Crime Scene Investigator, and Laboratory
Technician. Students can be employed by state attorneys' offices, public defender offices, medical
examiner offices, law firms and private industry.
This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 28 credit hours of Crime Scene
Technology Core Requirements. Students completing this College Credit Certificate can transfer the
credits directly to the AS Crime Scene Technology Degree.
Many courses require prerequisites. Click on each course's name in the list below to check for
prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions related to the course. Students must
complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.
Students must fulfill all requirements of their program major after which students must complete an
application for graduation through the Office of the Registrar and enroll in the GRD 1500 course the
semester in which they intend to graduate. Students must apply for graduation by the published deadline
to be assured of final clearance for graduation, timely receipt of their certificate, and participation in the