Students are introduced to law, public safety, corrections, and security practices. Students examine contemporary issues in the criminal justice system and explore crime scene investigation, criminal investigation, court procedures, policing, and juvenile justice. Students apply knowledge learned in practical scenarios involving crime scene investigation, criminal investigation, and crisis intervention. Students explore trends in correctional standards and in identifying and preventing terror threats. This course prepares students for careers as lawyers, forensics specialists, and law enforcement and corrections officers.

Offered at Both Campuses

Occupation Opportunities
Police Officer
Special Agent
Forensic Science Technician
Attorney
Corrections Officer

Certification Opportunities
CERT Disaster Training
FEMA Certifications for

National Incident Management (NIMS)
Credits for this Program Include:
Criminal Justice I (1 Credit)
Criminal Justice II (2 Credits)

Preferred Aptitudes
Genuine interest in a law enforcement career
Ability to stay calm and controlled in an emergency
Self-discipline

Dual enrollment credits may be available to qualifying students

Criminal Justice & Homeland Security