Criminal Justice Technology-Career Entry A55180A

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: 68

General Education Requirements


Take 3 credits from ENG-111

English - Other

Take 3 credits from ENG-112 ENG-114


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


Take 3 credits from PSY-118 PSY-150

Major Requirements

Core Courses

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

Other Major Requirements

CJC Required

Take 9 credits from CJC-121 CJC-132 CJC-213

CJC Issues

Take 3 credits from CJC-255 WBL-120

CJC Electives

Take 6 credits from CJC-122 CJC-170 CJC-215 CJC-223 CJC-225 CJC-233 CJC-264


Take 3 credits from CJC-141 WBL-113


Take 3 credits from CIS-110


Take 3 credits from SOC-210 SOC-220 SOC-225

Other Req'd Elective

Take 3 credits from COM-231 HEA-110 SPA-111

Student Success

Take 1 credit from ACA-111 ACA-122