Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5010N
First Term: 2019 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 10
CIP Code: 43.0106
Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Instructional Council: Administration of Justice Studies (01)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: 33-1012.00, 33-3021.01, 33-3021.02, 33-3051.01, 33-3051.00, 33-3021.00 33-3021.06, 33-3021.03, 19-4092.00, 13-1041.06


Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fingerprint Identification and Photography is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the field of fingerprint classification and identification. It is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Forensic Science.

Learning Outcomes
1. Synthesize multiple sources of information to make timely assessments. (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)
2. Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning. (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)
3. Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)
4. Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system. (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)
5. Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals. (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)
6. Apply the principles and processes of criminal and constitutional law, criminology theory, knowledge of the functions and components of the criminal justice system, and current issues to criminal justice operations (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)
7. Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data. (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)
8. Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)
9. Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)
10. Collect, identify, classify, and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations. (AJS101, AJS213, AJS214, AJS290BN)


Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.



Required Courses
AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
AJS213 Evidence Technology/Fingerprints 3
AJS214 Evidence Technology/Photography 3
AJS290BN Courtroom Testimony Seminar 1


Credits: 10

MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 11, 2018

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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