Criminal Justice - Police Evidence Technology (CRJ.PET.AAS)
Associate in Applied Science
Auburn Hills Campus
The Police Evidence program provides students with an education background in police administration and procedures, plus extensive experience in coursework relating to the criminal justice field such as criminal investigation, law and related criminal justice subjects. Students learn investigative procedures such as crime scene methods, practical techniques for collecting, preserving and handling physical evidence. Students will perform basic laboratory examinations of simulated crime evidence. Graduation fulfills the entrance requirements for the Police Academy at OCC.
Note: Completion of an academy is required to become a sworn officer in the Criminal Justice field.
Graduates choosing not to pursue sworn police officer status may be employed as civil servants or choose to continue their education at the bachelor level.
|BIO 1600||Human Structure and Function||3|
|or BIO 2630||Human Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|CHE 15101||General Chemistry I||4|
|CIS 1050||Personal Computer Productivity Tools||4|
|CRJ 1010||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CRJ 1030||Police Communications||3|
|CRJ 1070||Introduction to Forensic Science||3|
|CRJ 1120||Criminal Law and Administration of Justice||3|
|CRJ 1220||Criminal Evidence and Procedure||3|
|CRJ 2154||Ballistics, Firearms and Explosive Identification||4|
|CRJ 2200||Criminal Investigation and Case Preparation||4|
|CRJ 2254||Fingerprint Classification and Identification||4|
|CRJ 2310||Interview and Interrogation Techniques||3|
|CRJ 2364||Crime Scene Photography||4|
|CRJ 2403||Field Project||3|
|SOC 26101||Introduction to Criminology||3|
|Complete one of the following COM courses:||3|
|Fundamentals of Speech||3|
|Complete one of the following ENG courses:||3|
|Total Credit Hours for Program-Related Courses||60-61|
|General Education Requirements|
|Communication / English (3-credits)|
|Fine Arts / Humanities (3-credits)||3|
|Mathematics / Science (3-credits)|
|Physical Education (1-credit)||1|
|Social Science (3-credits)|
|Written Communication (3-credits)|
|POL 1510||American Government||3|
|Additional elective credits needed to meet requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree||0|
|Total Credit Hours||67-68|
Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.
A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.
Note: The Criminal Justice faculty strongly encourages CRJ students to take PER 2540; however, it does not satisfy the PER General Education Requirement.