2017-2018 College Catalog 
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2017-2018 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

CJI Crime Scene Investigation, AAS

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Updated 6/7/2017

The University of Arkansas System’s Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) provides education and advanced training in progressive areas of law enforcement to sworn law enforcement officers and individuals employed full-time by a law enforcement agency in a crime scene capacity. To successfully complete a program, students will be required to complete basic law enforcement training at an ACLEST accredited academy, take special courses through the Criminal Justice Institute, and general education courses through National Park College (NPC). All courses, both through the CJI and NPC, are offered free of charge.

NPC - 24-27 Credit Hours

CJI Courses - 35-38 Credit Hours

Crime Scene Investigation Certificate of Proficiency 15 credits
Crime Scene Investigation Technical Certificate 12-15 credits
Advanced Crime Scene Technician Program*** (63 contact hours) 4 credits

Advanced Crime Scene Special Topics (45 contact hours required)
(Number of contact hours noted in parentheses)
   Advanced Management of Evidence and Recovered Property (14)**
   Bloodstain Pattern Documentation (21-28)
   Crime Scene Reconstruction and Intepretation (28)***
   Basic Spanish for Law Enforcement (21)

   Advanced Crime Scene Investigation Electives**(40 maximum)
      Shooting Scene Investigation (21)

3 credits

**Courses to be approved by CJI’s Degree Program Committee (Director, Assistant Directors, Program Administrators). Degree Program will also be reviewed by the CJI Advisory Board annually. Courses may not be offered each fiscall year.
***Offered every other fiscal year

62 Minimum Credit Hours Total

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information

*Course is part of the Arkansas general education core requirements.

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