Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CCJS 232 - Criminal Forensics

(R only)

A study of the application of science to law enforcement, to include an examination of a crime scene, laboratory analysis of blood and serums, comparative micrography, firearms identifications and ballistics, fingerprint, and other techniques. PREREQUISITE(S): CCJS 110  or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CJ 232.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify the basic principles of forensic science
  • Explain the nature of physical science as applied to forensic investigations
  • Explain the importance of the proper collection and preservation of evidence
  • Demonstrate the methods and techniques used to examine and analyze evidence, as well as the limitation of these methods
  • Comprehend the importance of the forensic laboratory in the criminal justice system

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