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Course Code: CMRJ306 Course ID: 2538 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course is an analytical examination of crime detection and solution, including such topics as crime scene procedures, physical evidence, interviews, field notes and reporting, follow-up investigation, interrogation, and rules of evidence. Specific detail is given to investigations involving homicide, sex-related offenses, and crimes against children, robbery, larceny, vehicle thefts, computer crime, environmental crime, arson, and drug abuse. There is an in depth analysis of investigation methodologies addressing inductive and deductive reasoning to assess the decision making process to solve crimes.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|03/30/20 - 09/04/20||09/07/20 - 11/01/20||Summer 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|05/25/20 - 10/30/20||11/02/20 - 12/27/20||Fall 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 02/28/21||Winter 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
Upon successful completion of this course of study, the student will:
CO3: Explain the evolution of criminal investigation and criminalistics.
CO4: Define the term crime scene.
CO5: Analyzes interrogation and interview techniques.
CO6: Explain the role of evidence and the crime lab in the investigation process.
CO7: Analyze specific crime investigations techniques and practices (example: homicide, rape, child related incident, etc.).
C08: Discuss the role of the investigator in the trial process and preparing for trial.
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.
|Week 1 Forum||7.33 %|
|Week 2 Forum||7.33 %|
|Week 3 Forum||7.33 %|
|Week 5 Forum||7.33 %|
|Week 6 Forum||7.33 %|
|Week 7 Forum||7.33 %|
|Research Paper||15.00 %|
|Research Paper||15.00 %|
|midterm exam CMRJ306||20.00 %|
|Final exam CMRJ306||20.00 %|
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.