This class is designed to give students both theory and hands-on experience in the skills and knowledge in the field of forensic science, including:
- Introduction to crime scene investigation
- Crime scene photography
- Physical evidence in solving crimes
- Dusting and lifting fingerprints
- Evidence collecting and processing methods
Emphasis will be placed on the importance of effective communication and interpersonal skills, professional development, strong academic skills, problem solving, safety, and the use of technology.
2 semesters / 2 term
August to June
Meets the A-G, “g” elective
This course participates in an articulation with Chabot, Ohlone and Las Positas Colleges.
High school juniors and seniors only.
3 hours (daily)
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
or 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
No cost for high school students.