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 college-level 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. Check the description of each course 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 commencement ceremony.