May 27, 2024  
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog 
    
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CJC 115 Crime Scene Photography (3 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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.



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