Specialization in Criminalistics

This AOS in criminalistics requires that students have an undergraduate degree in physical science or approval of the lead faculty. The specialization courses include Trace Evidence, Advanced Forensic Toxicology, Advanced Forensic Serology and DNA, and Forensic Anthropology and Archeology, as well as coursework in: Forensic Medicine and Pathology; Psychology, Psychiatry, and the Law; Major Case Investigation; Crime Scene Investigation; and Criminal Investigation Analysis (Profiling). The program culminates in a supervised masterrsquo;s research project directed by full-time faculty and a committee of associate and core adjunct faculty selected by students from their program.


Program Requirements (4 courses; 18 quarter units)
Core Requisite(s):