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This program is for the 2012-2013 academic year and may not accurately reflect HCC's current offerings.
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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, state correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2012-2013 (Updated Aug 21, 2013)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A55180

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
CJC-121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 0 0 3
CJC-141 Corrections 3 0 0 3
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
Total: 16
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3 0 0 3
CJC-213 Substance Abuse 3 0 0 3
CJC-222 Criminalistics 3 0 0 3
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
Total: 15
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PSY-150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
MAT-140 Survey of Mathematics 3 0 0 3
Total: 9
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-131 Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
CJC-160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3 0 0 3
CJC-214 Victimology 3 0 0 3
CJC-215 Organization & Administration 3 0 0 3
CJC-221 Investigative Principles 3 2 0 4
ENG-113 Literature-Based Research 3 0 0 3
or ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
Total: 19
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-212 Ethics & Community Relations 3 0 0 3
CCT-110 Introduction to Cyber Crime 3 0 0 3
CJC-231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
EPT-210 Response & Recovery 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 74

Criminal Justice Investigations Certificate C55180IN

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
CJC-131 Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
CJC-221 Investigative Principles 3 2 0 4
Total: 13
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 0 3
Total: 3

Total Credit Hours: 16

Criminal Justice Technology C55180

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
CJC-131 Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
CJC-231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
Total: 12
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-212 Ethics & Community Relations 3 0 0 3
Total: 6

Total Credit Hours: 18

Criminal Justice Technology - Career and College Promise C55180CP

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
CJC-113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-131 Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
CJC-212 Ethics & Community Relations 3 0 0 3
CJC-231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
Total: 18

Total Credit Hours: 18

Criminal Justice Technology - Emergency Management C55180EM

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 0 0 3
CJC-160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3 0 0 3
CJC-215 Organization & Administration 3 0 0 3
EPT-210 Response & Recovery 3 0 0 3
Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 15

Criminal Justice Technology - Introduction - CCP C55180IT

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
CJC-113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-131 Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
Total: 12

Total Credit Hours: 12

Criminal Justice Technology - Laws and Operations Certificate - CCP C55180LO

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
CJC-131 Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
CJC-231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
CJC-121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 0 0 3
CJC-141 Corrections 3 0 0 3
Total: 18

Total Credit Hours: 18

Criminal Justice Technology Practices - CCP C55180PR

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-212 Ethics & Community Relations 3 0 0 3
CJC-221 Investigative Principles 3 2 0 4
CJC-231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
Total: 13

Total Credit Hours: 13