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Criminal Justice Forensics (AOC)

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

This program provides a comprehensive approach to criminal justice education while providing educational opportunities relating to the field of forensics. This area of concentration is intended to prepare the student in the broad foundation of coursework for further study within the field of criminal justice and/or forensics.

Students choosing to transfer to further their education will have greater employment opportunities and will be more competitive for employment. Students planning to transfer should consult with their advisor or the Advising Center staff regarding specific program and course transfer issues. Students intending to seek employment upon completion of the program should consider the two-year career program preparation for employment.

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 an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice Transfer with an Area of Concentration in Forensics

Required Criminal Justice Courses


Introduction to Criminal Justice
Criminal Law
Criminal Evidence and Procedure
Criminal Investigation
Criminology
Ethics and Leadership in Criminal Justice
Basic Forensics
Forensics Photography
Advanced Policing

Required General Courses


General Biology I
General Chemistry I
Freshman English I
American National Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Speech Communication

Required Elective Courses


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

 

English Elective- 3 credits

Humanities Elective- 3 credits

Mathematic Elective- 3 credits

Social and Behavioral Science Elective- 3 credits

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRANSFER
FORENSICS AREA OF CONCENTRATION
PREPARATION FOR TRANSFER

FIRST SEMESTER Credit Hours
Criminal Justice 101 (Introduction to Criminal Justice) 3
Criminal Justice 103 (Criminal Law) 3
English 101 (Freshman English I) 3
Mathematics Elective 3
Sociology 101 (Introduction to Sociology) 3
Total: 15
 
SECOND SEMESTER
Biological Science 101 (General Biology I) 4
Criminal Justice 104 (Criminal Evidence and Procedure) 3
Criminal Justice 207 (Basic Forensics) 3
Humanities Elective 3
Psychology 101 (General Psychology) 3
Total: 16
 
THIRD SEMESTER
Chemistry 101 (General Chemistry I) 4
Criminal Justice 105 (Criminal Investigation) 3
Criminal Justice 111 (Criminology) 3
Criminal Justice 203 (Ethics and Leadership in Criminal Justice) 3
Speech 101 (Speech Communication) 3
Total: 16
 
FOURTH SEMESTER
Criminal Justice 209 (Forensics Photography) 1
Criminal Justice 210  (Advanced Policing) 3
English Elective 3
Political Science 101 (American National Government) 3
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
Total: 13
Total Credit Hours: 60

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