Criminal Justice Technology A55180

The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system?s role within society will be explored.

Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 67

General Education Requirements


Take 3 credits from ENG-111.

Required English

Take 3 credits from ENG-112 ENG-113 ENG-114.


Take 3 credits from MAT-110 MAT-143 MAT-171.


Take 3 credits from PSY-118 PSY-150.

Major Requirements

Required Courses

Take 22 credits from CJC-111 CJC-112 CJC-113 CJC-131 CJC-212 CJC-221 CJC-231.

Other Major Requirements

Criminal Justice Required

Take 12 credits from CJC-132 CJC-213 CJC-223 CJC-255.

Criminal Justice Other

Take 6 credits from CJC-121 CJC-122 CJC-215 CJC-225 CJC-233.


Take 2 credits from CIS-110 CIS-111.


Take 3 credits from POL-130 SOC-210 SOC-220 SOC-225.

Other Required

Take 3 credits from COM-231 HEA-110.


Take 3 credits from CJC-141 WBL-113.

Other Requirements

Student Success

Take 1 credits from ACA-111 ACA-115 ACA-118 ACA-122.