2016-2017 Semester Catalog

Criminal Justice Technology (CJT2) Diploma

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Program Description:

The Criminal Justice Technology diploma 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 diploma. 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 diploma 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.

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Basic Skills Courses (9 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

PSYC 1010Basic Psychology

3

Occupational Curriculum (39 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computers

3

CRJU 1010Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 1030Corrections

3

CRJU 1040Principles of Law Enforcement

3

CRJU 1068Criminal Law for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 1400Ethics and Cultural Perspectives for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2020Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2050Criminal Procedure

3

CRJU 2070Juvenile Justice

3

 

CRJU 2090Criminal Justice Practicum

3

OR

CRJU 2100Criminal Justice Internship/Externship

3

 

XXXX xxxxOccupational Related Electives (Must See Advisor For List)

9

Total Credit Hours: 48 Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation