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Course Number: CJSA 1471 (4 Credit Hours)
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Course Title: Forensic Science I

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to crime scene investigation, evidence gathering, and preservation. Utilizing lecture and lab, presents the methods, procedures, techniques for the analysis and preservation of crime scene evidence appropriate for first responders to a crime scene. In the process, students will have "hands on" experience as well as practical understanding of the basic operation of a forensic lab. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.