May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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CRMJ 1030 - Photography

Academic Division:

Liberal Arts

Academic Discipline:

Criminal Justice

Assistant Dean: Steve Haynes PhD
2 Credit(s)
This course will be directed towards small evidence photography, crime scene photography, surveillance photography, accident investigation, and legal aspects. All equipment is furnished by the CJ Department. UG
2 Lab Hour(s)
1 Lecture Hour(s);
College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  


Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Operate the Digital SLR camera utilizing the various controls and manipulative features.

Practical demonstrations, exercises- Weeks 2,3, Final Exam- 15,16
2. Utilize the Bracketing Process. Practical demonstrations, exercises – Week 4,5
3. Create close-up photos of small evidence. Practical demonstrations, exercises – Weeks 10,11
4. Create photos of mock accident scene. Practical demonstrations, exercises – Weeks 6,7
5. Create photos of a mock surveillance exercise Practical demonstrations, exercises – Weeks 8,9

6. Complete a photographic record of a mock crime scene.

Simulations, exercises – Weeks 12,13
7. Create video recording of a mock crime scene Simulations, exercises – Weeks 14,15


Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F

Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 

Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link



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