Criminal Justice Technology - Forensic Science

 

Program Description

Forensic Science is a concentration under the curriculum of Criminal Justice Technology. This curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of latent evidence systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, evidence processing and procedures.

Program Content

Students will learn both theory and hands-on analysis of latent evidence. 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.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of criminal justice organizations especially in local, state, and federal law enforcement, and correctional agencies.

Accessibility Services

If you are a student with a documented disability and would like to discuss appropriate academic accommodations, please contact the Mr. Bruce Pomeroy in the Accessibility Services Office at 919-209-2074 or via email at bepomeroy@johnstoncc.edu.

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  • Admissions Office
    (919) 209-2128