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Introduction to Crime and Intelligence Analysis FSCT 8436

Forensic Investigation Course

Course details

This course introduces students to the types of crime and intelligence analysis, and the roles played by analysts themselves. The fundamentals of analysis, core competencies, models of intelligence, and logic will be discussed. Students will learn how to prepare and present intelligence products.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 60% in FSCT 8431 and 60% in FSCT 8432 and 60% in FSCT 8434
  • Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$769.94

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of FSCT 8436 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 77760

Duration

Fri Jan 06 - Fri Mar 31 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 77760
  • $769.94
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 31 Fri 18:30 - 22:00 Online
Instructor

Magda Marczak

Course outline

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Cost

$769.94

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. This course will be ONLINE & taught LIVE. Attendance is mandatory (synchronous). For details on the textbook required, please check: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/buy_main.asp (BCIT WINTER TERM... DE - FSCT). Students who have been accepted into a Forensics program where this course is a part of the matrix may register without any further approvals. Students who are not currently accepted in a Forensics program or, if this course is NOT part of your program matrix, please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline the history of intelligence and its analytical function.
  • Assess the difference between crime analysis and intelligence analysis.
  • Assess the relationship between crime and intelligence analysis.
  • Outline the role of analysis in addressing local and global issues.
  • Apply the intelligence cycle to the work of crime and intelligence analysis.
  • Outline the relevance and application of information systems to crime and intelligence analysis.
  • Assess the relevance of a variety of policing models (e.g., traditional, community based, intelligence-led and problem oriented).
  • Assess the relevance of a variety of policing models (e.g., traditional, community based, intelligence-led and problem oriented).

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

Introduction to Crime and Intelligence Analysis (FSCT 8436) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time

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