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Criminal Justice Technology (A55180)

The Criminal Justice curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.

Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics and community relations. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers and technology. 

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

Program Cost: $8,655.74

First Year - Fall Semester

ACA 122 College Transfer Success Credits: 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers  Credits: 3
CJC 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice Credits: 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Credits: 3
  Math Option*** Credits: 3-4
    Credits: 16-17

First Year - Spring Semester

ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines  Credits: 3
CJC 112 Criminology Credits: 3
CJC 131 Criminal Law  Credits: 3
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence Credits: 3
CJC 141 Corrections Credits: 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology Credits: 3
    Credits: 18

Second Year - Fall Semester

CJC 113 Juvenile Justice Credits: 3
CJC 160 Terrorism:  Underlying Issues Credits: 3
CJC 221 Investigative Principles Credits: 4
CJC 231 Constitutional Law Credits: 3
  Elective Course** Credits: 2-3
    Credits: 15-16

Second Year - Spring Semester

CJC 212 Ethics & Community Relations Credits: 3
CJC 215 Organization & Administration Credits: 3
CJC 222 Criminalistics  Credits: 3
CJC 233 Correctional Law Credits: 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* Credits: 3
    Credits: 15