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Criminal Investigations
CRIMINAL INVES
CLASS CODE: SOC 205 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Techniques and practices of criminal investigation, scientific crime detection, interview and interrogation techniques, laws of arrest, search and seizure, crime scene search, evidence collection and preservations.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall odd years
CONTENT AND TOPICS: The purpose of this course is to expose students to the topic of criminal investigations including history and evolution of investigations, the investigative process, investigative resources, and types of criminal investigations.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Develop an understanding of the process of criminal investigations.
Assist students interested in criminal justice to gain the skills and abilities needed to conduct and evaluate criminal investigations.
To provide an experience in criminal investigation procedures in a controlled classroom environment.
REQUIREMENTS: Attend class regularly, participate in classroom activities and discussions, and attend any scheduled field trips. Practical and written examinations and papers.
PREREQUISITES:
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001