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 probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Course Requirements

General Education
COM 231 Public Speaking
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
PSY 150 General Psychology

Major Core Courses
CJC 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJC 112 Criminology
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice
CJC 131 Criminal Law
CJC 212 Ethics & Community Relations
CJC 221 Investigative Principles
CJC 231 Constitutional Law

Other Major Courses
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence
CJC 141 Corrections
CJC 151 Introduction to Loss Prevention
CJC 213 Substance Abuse
CJC 214 Victimology
or
CJC 120 Interviews/Interrogations
CJC 215 Organization & Administration
or
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention
CJC 241 Community-Based Corrections
or
CJC 222 Criminalistics
HEA 112 First Aid & CPR
SPA 120 Spanish for the Workplace3

Other Required Courses
ACA 115 Success and Study Skills

Total Semester Hour Credits for AAS Degree 72-73