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Undergraduate Admissions Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
(734) 432-5339 or (800) 852-4951, ext. 5339
Fax (734) 432-5424
Email: admissions@madonna.edu

Crime Scene Practice: Cert Comp
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Crime Scene Practice: Cert Comp    
   Certificate Courses (16 cr. to be chosen)    
      CJ  1020   Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 cr.  An overview of the criminal justice system in the United States. The history of law enforcement; the political, sociological, and philosophic background of police functions, the courts and corrections system; constitutional problems as they relate to the police function; and the use of recent technology in criminal justice is explored. 
      CJ  3050   Criminal Procedures (CJ*/FOR) 3 cr.  Procedural law for law enforcement officers. Law of arrest, evidence, and search and seizure. 
      CJ  4230   Homicide Investigation 3 cr.  Study of many facets which comprise a thorough, sound, and reliable homicide investigation; inquiry into new investigative techniques as well as a review of State laws concerning homicide. Consideration of case preparation, warrant writing, arrests, arraignment, and preliminary examinations. 
      CJ  4450   Interviewing and Investigative Report Writing 3 cr.  The art of interviewing and interrogation and the comprehensive skills necessary for the integration and documentation of information that is obtained from a wide variety of sources. Prerequisite: CJ 1020. 
      FOR 1010   Introduction to Forensic Science 4 cr.  Introduction to the theory and application of modern forensic science techniques. Fundamental science concepts applied to crime scene evidence collection and analysis. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: none. 
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