2018-2019 Catalog

Introduction to Criminal Justice (IT51) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

  • Floyd County Campus  Advisor: Tyler Gayan                                                                                                Only Available On The Floyd County Campus To Dually Enrolled High School Students
  • Gordon County Campus  Advisor: Tyler Gayan
  • Walker County Campus  Advisor: Tony Adams
  • Whitfield Murray Campus Advisor: Tyler Gayan

Program Description:

The Introduction to Criminal Justice Technical Certificate of Credit is a sequence of courses that introduces students to studies which may lead to 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. Upon 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.

Entrance Requirements:

Age: Minimum of 18 years of age

Required Courses (12 Credit Hours)

CRJU 1010Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 1030Corrections

3

CRJU 1040Principles of Law Enforcement

3

CRJU 2050Criminal Procedure

3

Total Credit Hours: 12 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation