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Administration of Justice: General Forensic Investigation, C.S.C.

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CIP Code: 43.0406
NOVA Code: 221-405-43

Offered through AL, AN, MA, WO

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to provide an introduction to the forensic investigation aspect of law enforcement and investigation. It provides an overview of forensic evidence, investigation methods, and procedures suitable for persons exploring the field as a career option or in need of training for promotion. The curriculum can be applied toward program electives in the Associate of Applied Science in Administration of Justice.

One Year

Total credits for the General Forensic Investigation Career Studies Certificate: 19-20 credits

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA. First-time-to-college students ages 17-24 must complete an SDV course within their first year at NOVA.

1 Course should be selected according to desired forensic specialty or emphasis.

2 Homicide Seminar must be three-credit option.

3 Approved forensic elective courses include the following: ADJ 127 ADJ 164 , ADJ 172 , ADJ 186 , ADJ 235 ADJ 236 , ADJ 237 .

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