Criminal Justice: Forensic Investigations AS

The Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare New River Community and Technical College students for introductory-level careers in the field of criminal justice. There are 3 different concentrations: Corrections, Law Enforcement, and Forensic Investigations.  For further information, contact Gerald Hough at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-883-2434.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Forensic Investigations

Total Degree Hours: 62

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 151

Intro to Criminal Justice

3

PSYC 103 or SOCI 210

General Psychology or Principles of Sociology

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 109

Algebra

3

     

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

BUSN 130

Microsoft Word & PowerPoint or

 

BUSN 230

Desktop Publishing & Presentations

 

BUSN 245/255 or Any COSC

Microsoft Excel/Microsoft Access/Any COSC course

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 163

Criminal Law

3

CRMJ 208

Criminology

3

     
     

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

HIST 105/106/POSC 200

American History/American History/American Government and Economy

 

PSYC 238/240

Social Psychology or Theories of Personality

 
SOCI 223

Social Deviance

3

PHSC 101

Physical Science Survey

3

PHSC 103L

Physical Science Survey Lab

1

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 


Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 164

Criminal Procedures and Evidence

3

CRMJ 221

American Correctional Systems

3

MATH 210

Elementary Statistics

3

CHEM 101

General Chemistry

3

CHEM 103L

General Chemistry Lab

1
 POSC 218

State and Local Government

3

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 232

Criminal Justice Writing/Communications

3

CRMJ 155

Introduction to Forensic Investigations

3

SOCI 295

Research Methods in the Social Sciences

3

CHEM 102

General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 104L

General Chemistry Lab

1

HLTH 201

Safety and First Aid

2
 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

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