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FSCT 8436 - Introduction to Crime and Intelligence Analysis

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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)

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

Credits

3.0

Cost

$780.18

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 36095

Fri Sep 10 - Fri Dec 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 03 Fri 18:30 - 22:00 Online

Instructor

Magda Marczak

Course Outline

Cost

$780.18

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course will be offered ONLINE for the 202130 Fall term and classes will be taught LIVE. Attendance is mandatory. There is no required textbook. For information on Forensic Science programs and courses, please visit: bcit.ca/cas/Forensics . 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: https://www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.

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

In Progress and Full

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

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

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