The Crime Scene Technician certificate program is designed to provide students with a foundational understanding of the analytical procedures employed by crime scene technicians. The program covers essential skills including: documenting a crime scene, providing lawful justification for a crime scene search, searching a crime scene, preparing courtroom testimony, and maintaining crime scene resources.
Focuses on the application of crime scene search, processing, and collection techniques taught in Basic Crime Scene Investigation. Emphasis is placed on the demonstration of knowledge of crime scene investigation through scene examination and processing.
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester