Crime and Accident Scene Photography

Crime and Accident Scene Photography - CCL

MCCCD Program and Award Information
This award is not eligible for Financial Aid
Effective term: 
2011 Summer I
Final term: 
Total credits required: 
CIP Code: 
Course sequence
Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: PC, SC

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Crime and Accident Scene Photography program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the field of crime and accident scene photography. Additional courses in the field of forensic technology can be taken to complete other programs.

Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Additional options are available in the field of forensic technology. Consult catalog, Department Chair and/or the Advisement Center for details.

Admission criteria


Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
AJS214Evidence Technology/Photography (3) OR
AJS241Police Photography (3)3
AJS275Criminal Investigation I3
AJS290BNCourtroom Testimony Seminar1
  • Identify and describe the major components of the criminal justice process. (AJS101)
  • Describe governmental structure and its relationship to the criminal justice system. (AJS101)
  • Photograph basic accident and crime scenes and specific items of evidence using appropriate photographic techniques. (AJS214, AJS241)
  • Describe the process to develop and print film.(AJS214, AJS241)
  • Identify and describe the goals and objectives of criminal investigation.(AJS275)
  • Describe criminal investigation and list the appropriate steps to be undertaken during the investigation of specific crimes.(AJS275)
  • Describe courtroom demeanor and protocol including the role and primary functions of witnesses and legal counsel.(AJS290BN)