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Forensic Studies (M.S.)

Program Requirements for 2013-2014 Catalog Year

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  1. Required Courses in the Major Core (15 hrs)

    • CCJ 6707 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (3)
    • CJE 6629  Master's Thesis (6)
    • CCJ 6930 Human Osteology (3)
    • DSC 6596 Critical Thinking and Intelligence Analysis (3)

  2. Electives in the Major (15 hrs)
       
    Select 15 hours from the following:
    • CCJ 6910 Directed Research (3)
    • CCJ Special Topics in Forensic Science (3)
    • CCJ 6941 Forensic Behavioral Analysis Practicum (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)
     
        Select one of the following concentrations:


    1. Forensic Behavioral Analysis Concentration

      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 Independent Research in Forensic Behavioral Analysis  (3)

    2. Human Identity and Trauma Analysis Concentration

      Complete each of the following:

      • CJE 6748 Human Identity Practicum (3)
      • CJE 6749 Independent Research in Human Identity Analysis (3)
      • EVR 6939 Geophysical Information Systems (GIS) Spatial Analysis (3)
      • ANG 6267 Cultural Ecology (3)
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 42 HRS