The Criminal Justice Technology 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 probations/ parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and, loss prevention specialist.
TYPICAL COURSE SEQUENCE COURSE AND HOUR REQUIREMENTS
- CIS 110 Introduction to Computers may be taken in lieu of CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy
- HIS 132 African-American History may be taken in lieu of HIS 131 American History II
- MAT 143 Statistical Methods I may be taken in lieu of MAT 110 Quantitative Literacy
- SOC 215 Social Problems may be taken in lieu of SOC 220 Social Diversity