Marymount University

Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17

CJ 315 Current Issues in Forensics and Criminal Investigations

This course provides students an opportunity to be exposed to and discuss some of the most prominent issues within this area of study, to include recent legal decisions that impact procedural law and investigative methods, technological advances, ethical standards and their role in investigations and the movement of the forensic sciences towards accreditation and standardization. Students will also discuss how current issues in policing, such as mental health concerns or officer-involved shootings, impact investigations. Prerequisites: CJ 201 and CJ 202. (3)

Catalog Contents

Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17

General Information

Admission

Financial Information

Academic Support Services

Academic Information and Policies

University Requirements and the Liberal Arts Core

Academic Opportunities

Undergraduate Programs

Course Descriptions

University Leadership

Notices to Students

Index