2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Crime Analysis and Crime Mapping Certificate

College of Community Innovation and Education
Department of Criminal Justice,
Health and Public Affairs I, Room: 311

Email: cjadvise@ucf.edu Phone: 407-823-2603

Dr. Cory Watkins, Program Coordinator, Cory.Watkins@ucf.edu

Crime analysis and crime mapping are now recognized as essential and vital functions in law enforcement. Analysts take advantage of state-of-the-art computer technologies to support operations, investigations, and management. These specialists take data and produce information that is used to identify crime patterns, monitor crime trends, forecast future crime events, prepare statistical crime reports, and work directly with investigators to identify suspects. Five courses (15 credit hours) are required for this undergraduate certificate. Certificates will be awarded only at the time of degree completion.

Certificate Admission Requirements

  • None

Certificate Requirements

  • Students are required to take courses as specified below and to declare the Certificate.

Prerequisite Courses

  • There are no certificate program prerequisites; however individual courses may have prerequisites.

Restricted Electives (6 Credit Hours)

  • Select two of the following:

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 15

Other Requirements

  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 is required in courses used to satisfy the certificate.
  • At least 12 hours used in the program must be earned at UCF within the Department of Criminal Justice.
  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Internship or Independent Study credit may not be used toward the program.
  • Course substitutions must be approved by the department in advance.