Criminal Investigation - Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Create effective written documents and make effective oral presentations.
- Apply mathematical and analytical thinking skills necessary to appropriate processes.
- Apply the scientific method to analyze and compare physical evidence to determine its properties and possible origin.
- Provide detailed analyses of the criminal justice system and process including penal laws, criminal procedure and policies involved in processing offenders.
- Identify, analyze, compare, and contrast the philosophy, functions, and roles of institutional incarceration and community based corrections.
- Identify, analyze, compare, and contrast the philosophy, function, and roles of law enforcement in American society.
- Demonstrate awareness of individual behavior traits and social systems by analyzing, comparing, and contrasting the distinctions between individual psychological behaviors and group sociological behaviors.
- Operate a digital camera appropriately in a forensic photography setting.
- Identify, analyze, and compare various types of evidence utilized in criminal investigations.
- Identify and utilize correct investigative interview techniques during criminal investigations.
- Identify, analyze, and compare theories and practices of ethics and professionalism in the criminal justice arena.
- Demonstrate the procedure for processing a crime scene and strategically planning a criminal investigation.