Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

Criminal Justice Specialist CJ21

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Criminal Justice

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Criminal Justice Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit is a sequence of courses that prepares students for criminal justice professions. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of criminal justice theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.Completion of this technical certificate of credit may permit students to pursue entry level opportunities in the criminal justice field. Completion of the Criminal Justice Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit does not ensure certification of officer status in Georgia. Students must seek such certification from the Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Council.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

30

36

23

N/A

 

Location(s)

Baxley

Golden Isles

Jesup

Waycross

Program Courses

Credits

CRJU 1010 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 1030 - Corrections

3

CRJU 1040 - Prinicples of Law Enforcement

3

CRJU 1068 - Criminal Law for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2020 - Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

3

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

15

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