2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Criminal Justice Technology Diploma (D55180)

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 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.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Electives: Select 3 hours from one of the following tracks:

Track 1: Human Services: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CJC 211Counseling
3
0

3

CJC 213Substance Abuse
3
0

3

Track 2: Law Enforcement: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CJC 122Community Policing
3
0

3

CJC 222Criminalistics
3
0

3

Major Courses


Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CJC 111Intro to Criminal Justice
3
0

3

CJC 112Criminology
3
0

3

CJC 113Juvenile Justice
3
0

3

CJC 121Law Enforcement Operations
3
0

3

CJC 131Criminal Law
3
0

3

CJC 132Court Procedure & Evidence
3
0

3

CJC 141Corrections
3
0

3

CJC 212Ethics & Comm Relations
3
0

3

CJC 231Constitutional Law
3
0

3


Total Major Hours: 30

General Education Courses

Communications: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

Total General Education Hours: 6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 36

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CJC 111Intro to Criminal Justice
3
0

3

CJC 121Law Enforcement Operations
3
0

3

CJC 131Criminal Law
3
0

3

CJC 132Court Procedure & Evidence
3
0

3

CJC 231Constitutional Law
3
0

3

Communications Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
18
0
18

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CJC 112Criminology
3
0

3

CJC 113Juvenile Justice
3
0

3

CJC 141Corrections
3
0

3

CJC 212Ethics & Comm Relations
3
0

3

PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

Major Track Elective*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
18
0
18

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 36