Program Guide
Autopsy Assistant
Certificate

This program guide lists the current requirements for this degree. See bottom of page for a link to previous versions of this program guide.
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This certificate is designed to prepare the student to perform the job responsibilities of an autopsy assistant which include preparation of the body and autopsy station for postmortem examination, conduct evisceration under the guidance of a forensic pathologist, and prepare the body for pick up by the funeral home. This certificate will also prepare the successful student to function in the medical examiner/forensic pathology setting which also entails evidence collection, packaging, storage, chain of custody procedures, postmortem photography and collection of toxicology specimens.

 
 

Occupational Specialty Courses

 
note    course Description Credit
Hours
Contact
Hours
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    FRSC-160  Introduction to Forensic Pathology and Morgue   
    FRSC-161  Occupational Safety   
    FRSC-162  Autopsy Assistant Practicum I   
    FRSC-163  Autopsy Assistant Practicum II   
Group Total  16 16  
 

Related Requirement Courses

 
note    course Description Credit
Hours
Contact
Hours
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    BIOL-151  Human Anatomy and Physiology I   
    BIOL-151L  Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab   
    BIOL-152  Human Anatomy and Physiology II   
    BIOL-152L  Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab   
    ENGL-101  English Composition I   
  or  ENGL-103  Composition for Technical Fields I   


Select 6 credits from the following

 
note    course Description Credit
Hours
Contact
Hours
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    ANTH-100  Survey of Forensic Science   
    ANTH-210  Forensic Anthropology   
    CRJU-161  Introduction to Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice   
    CRJU-263  Techniques of Criminal Investigation   
    CRJU-264  Court Testimony and Documentation   
Group Total  17 21  
     
    Credit
Hours
Contact
Hours
 
      PROGRAM TOTAL: 33 37  
   
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