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Criminal Justice 3329


Introduction to Forensic Evidence 3-0

CRN 80058

Investigator's role in collecting, preparing, and presenting evidence in criminal trials. Special attention will be given to electronic evidence in addition to traditional physical evidence. Prerequisites: CJ 2350 and CJ 2360.

  • 14 lessons, with 2 graded submissions per lesson
  • 1 exam
  • Students in this course may submit no more than two assignments each week.
  • Required Textbook:
  • Girard, Criminalistics: Foresnic Science, Crime, and Terrorism, 2nd edition, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-7637-7731-9
  • Instructor: David Spencer, JD, PhD
  • Tuition: $838.74 (This cost includes the online course fee.)

Acquiring Course Materials

All required and optional course materials for both the print-based and online versions of this course are available through the Texas State University BookstoreSelect the current semester, and then select "ODEL" as the Department name.

This course is now available online!

To access the course website, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning. A $10-per-credit-hour online fee applies.

Before enrolling in this online correspondence self-paced course, take the Online Learning Readiness Self-Assessment, which will help you determine if online correspondence self-paced courses are a good fit for you. 

Take a look inside this course

You may view the syllabus and a sample of the CJ 3329 online course before enrolling.