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Criminal Justice Technology

A QUICK INTRO

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.

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

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.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

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.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

For more information about this field, including salary and career pathways, check out this link on our Career Coach assessment tool.

 

Transfer Agreements

COURSE INFORMATION

Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.

 

FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3
CJC 112 Criminology 3
CJC 120 Interviews/Interrogation 2
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
    Totals 18

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 4
ENG 114 Prof. Research and Reporting 3
*** *** Criminal Justice Elective 2-3
Choose one of the following:  
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement Literacy 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
    Totals 18-19

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 

WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 1
    Totals 1

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3
CJC 223 Organized Crime 3
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3
COM 120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3
Choose one of the following:
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3
HUM 230 Leadership Development 3
Choose one of the following:  
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 220 Social Problems 3
    Totals 18

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2

CJC 212 Ethics and Comm Relations 3
CJC 213 Substance Abuse 3
CJC 255 Issues in Criminal Justice Applications 3
POL 120 American Government 3
*** *** Criminal Justice Elective 3
    Totals 15

 

ELECTIVES

CJC 114 Investigative Photography 2
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3
CJC 122 Community Policing 3
CJC 141 Corrections 3
CJC 151 Intro to Loss Prevention 3
CJC 160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3
CJC 214 Victimology 3
CJC 222 Criminalistics 3
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention 3
CJC 232 Civil Liability 3
CJC 241 Community-Based Corrections 3

 

 

Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.

 

FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3
CJC 112 Criminology 3
    Totals 6

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3
    Totals 6

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3
    Totals 3

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2

CJC 212 Ethics and Comm Relations 3
    Totals 3
Tim Coffey
Criminal Justice Technology Program Coordinator/Instructor
Ashley Burleson
Criminal Justice Technology Instructor

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