Jul 23, 2024  
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJC 115 - Crime Scene Photography


Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course covers methodologies for photographing crime scenes including their application to forensic sciences, the legal system, and the proper use of digital cameras and accessories. Topics include digital cameras, operational functions required to properly photograph physical evidence and crime scenes, factors affecting admissibility of crime scene photographs, and methods and techniques specific to photographing crime scenes. Upon completion, students should be able to operate digital cameras using appropriate settings to control exposure and depth of field, properly compose various types of crime scene photographs, and use specialized techniques to properly photograph key items of evidence.

Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
When Offered: (On demand)



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