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Forensic Studies (M.S.)

Program Requirements for 2014-2015 Catalog Year

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  1. Required Courses in the Major Core (16 hrs)

    • CCJ 6707 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (3)
    • CJE 6629  Master's Thesis (6)
    • ANG 5XXXC Human Osteology (4)
    • DSC 6596 Critical Thinking and Intelligence Analysis (3)

  2. Electives in the Major (15 hrs)
    1. Select 15 hours from the following:
      • ANG 6740C Forensic Anthropology (4)
      • ANG 6910 Supervised Research (1-6)
      • CCJ 6696 Human Trafficking (3)
      • CCJ 6930 Special Topics (3)
      • CCJ 6941 Practicum-Frnsic Behavrl Analyst (3)
      • CJL 6221 Rsch Legal Methods Pub Policy (3)
      • Courses from the non-selected concentration below
      • Courses outside the Forensic Studies program approved by the faculty advisor on a case-by-case basis

  3. Concentration Requirements (12 hrs)
    1. Select one of the following concentrations:

      1. Forensic Behavioral Analysis Concentration
        1. Complete each of the following:
          • CCJ 6606 Social Constructs of Crime (3)
          • CCJ 6709 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods (3)
          • CCJ 6711 Classical Theory & Current Research in Violent Behavior (3)
          • CCJ 6912 Ind. Rsrch-Forensic Behavioral (3)

      2. Human Identity and Trauma Analysis Concentration
        1. Complete each of the following:
          • CJE 6748 Practicum-Human Identity (3)
          • CJE 6749 Ind. Research-Human Identity (3)
          • GIS 5306C Advanced (GIS) Spatial Analysis (3)
          • ANG 6267 Cultural Ecology (3)
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 43 HRS