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Criminal Justice Forensics Certificate

Brandon James Hoover, J.D., Program Director
Technology 206
301-784-5300
https://allegany.edu/criminal-justice/index.html

This certificate program is designed for persons employed in criminal justice and for those desiring to learn more about the field of criminal justice forensics. This program will give students an opportunity to pursue initial study in criminal justice and forensics, to set an academic goal, and will still allow for continuation toward an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice and/or Forensics. Specifically, this certificate program is a beginner step toward the Forensics Area of Concentration of the Criminal Justice Transfer Program at Allegany College of Maryland.

Criminal Justice students must maintain the scholastic standards of the College and must achieve a grade of "C" or better in all required Criminal Justice courses

Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for a Certificate in Criminal Justice Forensics.

Required Criminal Justice Courses


Introduction to Criminal Justice
Criminal Law
Criminal Evidence and Procedure
Criminal Investigation
Criminology
Basic Forensics
Forensics Photography

Required General Courses


General Biology I
General Chemistry I
Freshman English I

Required Elective Courses


Please consult with your advisor or the Advising Center staff for selecting appropriate elective courses for graduation.

 

Mathematic Elective- 3 credits

 

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRANSFER
FORENSICS
ONE-YEAR CAREER PROGRAM

PREPARATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

FIRST SEMESTER Credit Hours
Biological Science 101 (General Biology I) 4
Criminal Justice 101 (Introduction to Criminal Justice) 3
Criminal Justice 105 (Criminal Investigation) 3
Criminal Justice 111 (Criminology) 3
Mathematics Elective 3
Total: 16
 
SECOND SEMESTER
Chemistry 101 (General Chemistry I) 4
Criminal Justice 103 (Criminal Law) 3
Criminal Justice 104 (Criminal Evidence and Procedure) 3
Criminal Justice 207 (Basic Forensics) 3
Criminal Justice 209 (Forensics Photography) 1
English 101 (Freshman English I)  3
Total: 17
Total Credit Hours: 33

NOTE: All courses specifically identified by course number are graduation requirements for this program.