Criminal Justice Technology
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.
The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
NC CIP: 43.0104
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2017
|Course||Course Title||Class Hours||Lab/Shop Hours||Clinical/WBL Hours||Credit Hours|
|CJC 111||Intro to Criminal Justice||3||0||0||3|
|CJC 121||Law Enforcement Operations NEW REQUISITE 2017FA||3||0||0||3|
|CJC 131||Criminal Law NEW REQUISITE 2017FA||3||0||0||3|
|CJC 141||Corrections NEW REQUISITE 2017FA||3||0||0||3|
|CJC 231||Constitutional Law NEW REQUISITE 2017FA||3||0||0||3|
|CJC 222||Criminalistics NEW REQUISITE 2017FA||3||0||0||3|
Class Hours: 18
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 18
Total Credit Hours: 18
- : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
- : Local Requirement
- : Instructional Service Agreement
- : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
- : Global Distinction
- : Requisite(s)
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