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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 2016-2017 (Updated Nov 22, 2016)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A55180

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
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
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 Writing and Inquiry 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-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
BIO-111 General Biology I 3 3 0 4
or CHM-151 General Chemistry I 3 3 0 4
or MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
Total: 9-10
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CCT-121 Computer Crime Investigation 3 2 0 4
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-221 Investigative Principles 3 2 0 4
Total: 17
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: 72-73

Certificate in Criminal Justice Investigations 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

Certificate in Criminal Justice Technology - Cyber Crime C55180CC

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CCT-110 Introduction to Cyber Crime 3 0 0 3
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 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
CCT-121 Computer Crime Investigation 3 2 0 4
Total: 4

Total Credit Hours: 17

Certificate in Criminal Justice Technology - Emergency Management C55180EM

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
CJC-160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3 0 0 3
Total: 6
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CJC-121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 0 0 3
EPT-210 Response & Recovery 3 0 0 3
Total: 6

Total Credit Hours: 12

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