CJ 312 Criminalistics
S1N 2007 SM
DeAngelis, George A.
2:00 - 5:00 PM
Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science
9th Edition, Saferstein, Richard
Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-221655-8
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Lectures supplemented with additional readings, video presentations, class discussions, and case studies. Additional assignments and work may be assigned as necessary by the facilitator in order to evaluate student comprehension of course material. There will be four quizzes, a mid-term and a final examination. Attendance will be a factor when assessing final course grade.
Mid-Term Exam 30%
Final Exam 30%
Case Study 10%
Attend. & Particip 10%
59 & below F
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Quizzes missed cannot be made up, regardless of excused or unexcused absence.
Examinations missed as a result of an excused absence can be re-scheduled within one week.
Late-work will be penalized. Case studies turn in late will be lowered one letter grade unless prior arrangements have been made with facilitator.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
This is not an on-line course. Therefore, students who cannot commit to attending this class as scheduled should not enroll. Students are expected to attend class on time and to remain for the entire period. Continious tardiness will impact attendance credit. Leaving class early must be approved by the facilitator in order to recieve attendance credit. Determination of what is an excused or unexcused absence remains with the discretion of the facilitator as per Park University policies. (see below) Students who are disruptive ( talking, cell-phones) disrespectful (doing other class work, reading newspaper, sleeping, etc) abusive, rude, or unruly towards any student, guest, or faculty, will be removed from class. Prohibited conduct is also cause for dismissal from the class. Plagerism and dishonesty ( in any manner or degree) will not be tolerated.
Jan. 04 Intro & Chapter 1
Jan. 09 Chapter 2
Jan. 11 Chapter 3 & 4
Jan. 16 Chapter 5 & 6 Quiz #1
Jan. 18 Chapter 8
Jan. 23 Chapter 9 Review
Jan. 25 Video Presentation Quiz #2 Review MT Exam
Jan. 30 MT Exam Chapters 1-9
Feb. 01 Chapter 10
Feb. 06 Chapter 11 & 12
Feb. 08 Chapter 13 Quiz #3
Feb. 13 Chapter 14 & 15 CASE STUDY DUE
Feb. 15 Chapter 16 Quiz #4 Review Final Exam
Feb. 20 Final Exam Chapters 10-16
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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