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Reasoning for Crime and Intelligence Analysis FSCT 8432

Forensic Investigation Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course will introduce you to the range of thinking skills and reasoning abilities that are essential to crime and intelligence analysis. You will examine the nature of knowledge and develop your abilities to think reflectively, critically, and logically. This course also covers many approaches to the task of discovering truth. A variety of structured analysis models will be used in conjunction with critical thinking to explore the basis of analysis.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$801.08 - $817.30 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of FSCT 8432 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 62020

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jul 03 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 62020
  • Domestic fees $801.08
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jul 03 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Ken Schulz

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$801.08

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This course will be offered ONLINE for the Spring/Summer 202420 term. There is no required textbook. The reading materials provided will be freely offered during the course by the instructor. 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 this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of FSCT 8432 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 34452

Duration

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Dec 04 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 34452
  • Domestic fees $817.30
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 04 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Ken Schulz

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$817.30

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This course will be offered ONLINE for the 202430 Fall term. There is no required textbook. The instructor will distribute any materials in class. 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.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Critically assess how personal, organizational, political, cultural, and philosophical perspectives impact the creation of crime and intelligence knowledge.
  • Evaluate the relevance, reliability, and validity of information used in crime and intelligence analysis.
  • Apply structured analytical techniques when completing crime and intelligence analysis tasks.
  • Apply various types of reasoning when developing crime and intelligence inferences.
  • Apply critical-thinking skills to various types of crime and intelligence inferences.
  • Analyze the decision-making process in tactical and strategic settings.

Effective as of Winter 2024

Related Programs

Reasoning for Crime and Intelligence Analysis (FSCT 8432) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

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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