American InterContinental University

Criminal Justice (BSCJ): Specialization in Forensic Science

American InterContinental University
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Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Methodology Online
Duration Flexible
Virtual classes Yes
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Online
  • Duration:
    Flexible
  • Virtual classes
Description

AAIU offers an Online Forensic Science Degree program in crime scene investigation that is designed to provide students with a unique blend of education in science, law-enforcement practice and crime-scene investigation for study in the field of forensic science.

In this specialized curriculum, students can study jurisdiction established by the law to define the cause and manner of death, conduct a death-scene investigation, and study techniques in establishing identity and post-mortem interval. They can also explore specific skills, such as notification of next of kin, interviewing witnesses and interpreting crime-scene photography.

Successful completion of AIU’s Online Forensic Science Degree program can help prepare students with the knowledge and skills specific to the forensic-science profession.

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· What are the objectives of this course?

Process a crime scene, including collection, preservation and analysis of evidence; developing and lifting fingerprints; and blood-spatter interpretation; and then write a narrative and scene description Define forensic science, postmortem interval, body changes, relevant medical history, traumatic injury, postmortem lab tests and features of death-scene investigations Define the roles and responsibilities of a forensic psychologist and their relationship with law-enforcement officials Use the techniques of criminal investigation, including criminal profiling, psychological autopsies, hypnosis and lie detection Define and understand computer crimes and investigation, including the use of incidence-response tools, wireless network analysis and tool testing, and analytical methodologies Apply forensic computer knowledge pertaining to data modeling, data-definition language, data-manipulation language, operating systems and networking knowledge to solve crimes

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What you'll learn on the course

IT Law
Criminalistics
Medicolegal
Forensic Biology
Criminal Investigation
Research methods
Court system
Academic
Professional
Interpersonal Communication

Course programme

General Education
  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II
  • General College Mathematics
  • Academic and Professional Success
  • Technology and Information Literacy
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • General Education Elective (1 Course)
  • Humanities (2 Courses)
  • Natural Sciences (2 Courses)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (2 courses)
Core
  • Foundations of Criminal Justice Systems
  • Theories of Crime Causation
  • Introduction to Criminal Law
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • Introduction to American Court System
  • Foundations of Corrections
  • Crime Victim Studies
  • Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Theory
  • Constitutional Issues in Criminal Procedures
  • Evidence
  • Research Methods & Statistics for Criminal Justice
  • Senior Capstone in Criminal Justice
General Electives
  • Select 10 undergraduate Elective courses
General Criminal Justice Track
  • In lieu of a Specialization, select 5 Criminal Justice Electives from any of the Specializations below
Corrections and Case Management
  • Prison Law
  • Offender Rehabilitation
  • Advanced Topics in Corrections
  • Case Management & Treatment Planning
  • Psychopharmacology for Criminal Justice Professionals

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Tuition and Fees

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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