The student seeking an AAS in Forensic Science will receive an industry driven foundation in contemporary forensic theory and practices. The student will be provided with knowledge of various techniques used to process crime scenes for forensic evidence which are common to the profession.
Graduates of the program will be competent in how to secure a crime scene, identification of evidence, proper documentation of a crime scene, evidence collection and packaging, types of evidence to look for in different types of crime, the tests available to analyze evidence, and forensic laboratories.
The program prepares the student to enter the field of forensics as a crime scene tech at the federal, state, or local levels. Additionally, this field of study also prepares the student for entry and intermediate levels in a career in private laboratories as a lab assistant.
Coastal Bend College Degree Plan
The courses below to be taken throughout high school career.