Degree, Diploma, Certificate, Dual Enrollment, On Campus
Forensic Science is a concentration under the curriculum of Criminal Justice Technology. This curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of forensic science systems and operations. Studies will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, evidence processing and procedures.
Students will learn both theory and hands-on analysis of forensic science. They will learn fingerprint classification, identification, and chemical development. Students will record, cast, and recognize footwear and tire tracks; and process crime scenes. Issues and concepts of communications and the use of computers and computer assisted design programs in crime scene technology will be discussed.
This program is offered through our Career and College Promise Dual Enrollment program.
Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of criminal justice organizations especially in local, state, and federal law enforcement, and correctional agencies.
This course introduces the college's physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.
Available Courses: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 283, DRA 111, DRA 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212 or REL 221.
This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, social psychology, and other relevant topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the science of psychology.
Total credits needed to graduate: 32 Hours
This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.
This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.
Total credits needed to graduate: 18 Hours
These courses offered at the Elkin Center Crime Lab: CJC 115, CJC 144, CJC 146, CJC 222, CJC 245, and CJC 246.
This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise program (C5518CX).
The BLET program at SCC has instructors from various law enforcement agencies, which allows the students to explore different agencies and what that particular agency can offer,
Class of 1997,
Associate Degree in Criminal Justice Technology
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