Course Code: CMRJ101 Course ID: 2523 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course will provide an introduction to the collection, preservation, and basic crime scene investigations. Furthermore this course will also focus on the laws and court decisions relating to the admissibility of evidence as well as the appropriate methods of interrogation and its uses in the criminal justice process.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/28/20 - 02/26/21||03/01/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:
CO1: Specify the role of the investigator.
CO2: Demonstrate the use of the Investigator’s Notebook.
CO3: Outline the steps used in preparing investigative reports.
CO4: Recognize physical evidence at the scene of a crime.
CO5: Defend the documentation, collection, preservation, and presentation of physical evidence in court.
CO6: Explain the steps an investigator must take and document for a statement to be admissible in court.
CO7: Describe the types of evidence useful in the investigation of particular crimes.
Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.
Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.
Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.
|Midterm Exam||25.00 %|
|CMRJ101 Midterm Exam||25.00 %|
|Forum Week 1||3.63 %|
|Forum Week 2||3.63 %|
|Forum Week 3||3.63 %|
|Forum Week 4||3.63 %|
|Forum Week 5||3.63 %|
|Forum Week 6||3.63 %|
|Forum Week 7||3.63 %|
|Forum Week 8||3.63 %|
|Research Paper||20.00 %|
|Final Exam||25.00 %|
|CMRJ101 Final Exam||25.00 %|
Weekly lessons and assigned readings are available in the course site.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.