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    Palo Alto College
   
 
  Apr 03, 2020
 
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog 
    
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Forensic Science, A.A


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Forensic Science is the application of many different sciences to solve various legal systems related questions including both criminal and civil actions. Students with this concentration will be required to complete the 45-hour core Curriculum. In addition, students will be required to complete 12 hours of criminal justice courses and two forensic science courses with labs. The emphasis of the forensic science courses will be on crime scene investigation, analysis of crime scene evidence and forensic psychology. Students who are intending to transfer to a four-year institution must seek advisement with a Criminal Justice Program Advisor, on transfer agreements with specific universities.

Related Degrees and Certificates

Criminal Justice, A.A. 

Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Legal Studies, A.A. 

 

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice (3051)


(with a Concentration in Forensic Science)

Communication (9 Hours)


 
 
Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (11) Core   

Mathematics (3 Hours)


Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Natural Sciences (7 Hours)


Select 2 courses from the Natural Sciences (30) Core 

Humanities and Visual/Performing Arts (9 Hours)


Select 1 course from the Humanities (40) Core 
Select 1 course from the Additional Humanities (41) Core 
Select 1 course from the Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core 

Kinesiology/Dance (2 Hours)


Two hours required from the Kinesiology (90) Core   

Transfer Degree Note:


Courses from the Additional Requirements area may not be used to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements.

Total Hours 62


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