• Criminal Justice

    Description

    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. 

    Term

    2 semesters / 2 term
    August to June

    Credits

    Meets the A-G, “g” elective

    Articulations/Dual Enrollment

    This course participates in an articulation with Chabot, Ohlone and Las Positas Colleges.

    Eligibility

    High school juniors and seniors only.

    Hours

    3 hours (daily)
    8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    or 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Costs

    No cost for high school students.