2016-2017 Semester Catalog

Criminal Justice Technology (CJT3) Associate of Applied Science Degree

Campus Availability and Advisement:

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.

General Education Core (15 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

XXXX xxxxHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

XXXX xxxxSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

XXXX xxxxGeneral Education Core Elective

3

 

MATH 1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

3

OR

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

OR

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

Occupational Curriculum (45 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computers

3

CRJU 1010Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 1030Corrections

3

CRJU 1040Principles of Law Enforcement

3

CRJU 1400Ethics and Cultural Perspectives for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2050Criminal Procedure

3

CRJU 1068Criminal Law for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2020Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

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)

15

Total Credit Hours: 60 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation