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Criminal Justice Technology

Criminal Justice Technology

A55180

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.


ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
A55180
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
FIRST SEMESTER
ACA115Success and Study Skills021
CJC111Introduction to Criminal Justice303
CJC112Criminology303
CJC141Corrections303
ENG111Writing and Inquiry303
SOC220Social Problems303
15216
SECOND SEMESTER
CIS111Basic PC Literacy122
CJC113Juvenile Justice303
CJC132Court Procedure and Evidence303
CJC231Constitutional Law303
ENG115Oral Communication303
HIS131American History I* OR303
HIS132American History II*
16217
THIRD SEMESTER
CJC131Criminal Law303
CJC221Investigative Principles324
CJC233Correctional Law303
MAT110Math Measurement & Literacy223
POL120American Government303
14416
FOURTH SEMESTER
CJC121Law Enforcement Operations303
CJC212Ethics and Comm. Relations304
CJC222Criminalistics303
CJC223Organized Crime303
ÐÐHumanities/Fine Arts Elective**303
ÐÐSocial/Behavioral Science Elective***303
18018
*WBL Option: Qualified students may elect to take three (3) credit hours of Work-Based Learning (WBL 111 and WBL 121 and WBL 131 or WBL 111 and WBL 112 or WBL 113) in lieu of HIS 131 American History I or HIS 132 American History II.
**The Humanities/Fine Arts elective must be chosen from the following:
ART111Art Appreciation303
ART114Art History Survey I303
ART115Art History Survey II303
ART116Survey of American Art303
DRA111Theatre Appreciation303
HUM121The Nature of America303
HUM122Southern Culture303
MUS110Music Appreciation303
MUS112Introduction to Jazz303
MUS210History of Rock Music303
REL110World Religions303
REL211Introduction to Old Testament303
REL212Introduction to New Testament303
***The Social/Behavioral Science Elective must be chosen from the following:
HIS121Western Civilization I303
HIS122Western Civilization II303
HIS131American History I303
HIS132American History II303
PSY150General Psychology303
SOC210Introduction to Sociology303
Students who have completed CJC 100 successfully, (Basic Law Enforce-ment Training) during or after Fall 2000, may receive the following course credit in the Criminal Justice Program:
CJC131Criminal Law303
CJC132Court Procedure & Evidence303
CJC221Investigative Principles303
CJC231Constitutional Law303
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 67

Justice, and only justice, shall always be our motto. -Woodrow Wilson