Forensics Investigation & Criminology

Program Information

Program Length:

2 Semesters

Student Fees: $50 per year

Students are expected to pay an annual program fee and may be required to purchase equipment and clothing for personal use. Instructors work with business and industry partners to offer the best possible price on materials and equipment. Each program's fees will be available at orientation in May. Boulder TEC works closely with students who demonstrate financial need.

Program Topics:

  • Types of Criminal Law
  • Agencies and Processes involved in the Criminal Justice System: Pre-Trial, Probation, Community Corrections and Parole
  • Criminal Law Procedures and Due Process
  • Criminal Investigation Procedures
  • Evidence Collection Process
  • Judicial Process and Courtroom Personnel
  • Law Enforcement Procedures
  • Juvenile Law
  • Criminal Profiles and Characteristics
  • Correctional System
  • Drugs and Addiction

Students should be aware this course includes sensitive and/or graphic material and requires parent/guardian written approval.

Front Range Community College Credit available

BVSD High School Credit Earned:

1st Semester:

10 credits: Introduction to Criminal Justice

5 credits: Technical Writing (Language Arts)

2nd Semester:

10 credits: Forensics Technology

5 credits: Public Speaking (Language Arts)