Department Chair

Office
Horace Sisk, Room 633E, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Jeffrey Zack

What to Expect:

Course Work

 Forensic Science is a concentration under the curriculum of Criminal Justice Technology, which focuses on the application of the physical, biomedical, and social sciences to the analysis and evaluation of physical evidence, human testimony, and criminal suspects. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, evidence processing and procedures.

Students will learn both theory and hands-on analysis of latent evidence. They will learn fingerprint classification, identification, and chemical development. Students will record, cast, and recognize footwear and tire-tracks; and process crime scenes. Issues and concepts of communications and the use of computers and computer assisted design programs in crime scene technology will be discussed.

Career Paths

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of criminal justice organizations especially in local, state, and federal law enforcement, and correctional agencies.

 

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At FTCC you can earn a degree or certificate in Criminal Justice Technology: Forensic Science. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

Criminal Justice Technology – Latent Evidence (A5518C)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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Certificates

Forensic Science Certificate (C5518CC1)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Crime Scene Investigation Certificate (C5518CC2)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Introductory Forensic Science Certificate (C5518CC4)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

 

High School Connections
Introductory Criminal Justice & Forensic Science Certificate (C5518CH1)

Length: 3 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate