Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

Criminal Justice Technology CJT3

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Criminal Justice

Associate of Applied Science

Program Description

The Criminal Justice Technology associate degree program 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. Program graduates receive a Criminal Justice Technology associate degree. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the corrections, security, investigative, and police administration fields. Completion of the Criminal Justice Technology associate degree 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

70

64

N/A

57

 

Location(s)

Baxley

Golden Isles

Jesup

Waycross

Program Courses

Credits

General Education Core (Required Minimum: 15 Semester Credit Hours)

 

Area I - Language Arts/Communications

3

ENGL 1101 -Composition and Rhetoric

 

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences

3

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics

3

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts

3

Specific General Education Core Elective

3

One course from Area I, II, III, or IV

 

For a complete listing of General Education courses and electives select the following link: General Education Courses

Occupational Courses

 

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

CRJU 1010 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 1030 - Corrections

3

CRJU 1040 - Principles of Law Enforcement

3

CRJU 1400 - Ethics and Cultural Perspectives for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2050 - Criminal Procedure

3

CRJU 1068 - Criminal Law for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2020 - Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2070 - Juvenile Justice

3

Select one of the following:

 

CRJU 2100 - Criminal Justice Externship

3

CRJU 2090 - Criminal Justice Practicum

3

Occupational Electives 15 credit hours from the following:

15

CRJU 1021 - Private Security

3

CRJU 1043 - Probation and Parole

3

CRJU 1050 - Police Patrol Operations

3

CRJU 1052 - Criminal Justice Administration

3

CRJU 1054 - Police Officer Survival

3

CRJU 1056 - Police Traffic Control and Investigation

3

CRJU 1062 - Methods of Criminal Investigation

3

CRJU 1063 - Crime Scene Processing

3

CRJU 1065 - Community-Oriented Policing

3

CRJU 1072 - Introduction to Forensic Science

3

CRJU 1075 - Report Writing

3

CRJU 1074 - Applications in Introductory Forensics

3

CRJU 2060 - Criminology

3

CRJU 2110 - Homeland Security

3

CRJU 2150 - Cybercrime

3

CRJU 2201 - Criminal Courts

3

 

 

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

60

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