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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


General Forensic Investigation
Code: 221-405-43 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Career Studies Certificate   AN, MA, WO
  Courses Credits Grade
One Year
ADJ 171 Forensic Science I 4  
ADJ 212 Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedures II 3  
1ADJ 275 Forensic Pathology or 3-4  
  2ADJ  298  Homicide Seminar or    
  General Biology I    
  General Chemistry I    
3ADJ Forensic Elective 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
MTH 151 Math for the Liberal Arts I 3  
Total   19-20  
Total credits for the General Forensic Investigation Career Studies Certificate=19-20

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

1 Course should be selected according to desired Forensic specialty or emphasis.

2 Homicide seminars must be three-credit option.

3 Approved Forensic elective courses include the following: ADJ 118, ADJ 127, ADJ 134, ADJ 157, ADJ 164, ADJ 165, ADJ 172, ADJ 173, ADJ 174, ADJ 175, ADJ 176, ADJ 186, ADJ 226, ADJ 235, ADJ 236, ADJ 237, ADJ 276, ADJ 278.