Oct 05, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CRMJ 2341 - Fire and Arson Investigation

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
This course is an examination of the scientific methods of fire/arson investigation, combustion, fire behavior, sources of ignition, written statements, criminal case report writing, and evidence evaluation used in fire/arson investigations.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. To acquaint the student with the proven methods, procedures, terminology, resources, and laws regarding the art and science of Fire and Arson Investigation.
  2. To instill in the student a working knowledge of fire/arson investigation, fire behavior, combustion, and reporting.
  3. To create an awareness in the student of the importance of evidence evaluation and the legal requirements of admissibility of evidence as it deals with a fire/arson investigation.