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Criminal Justice - Enforcement Option
Associate in Science
Program Coordinator: Jeffrey Crouch - 860-215-9418
This 60-61 credit program provides education as a basis for employment or further advancement in the criminal justice field. This program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in an enforcement-oriented nucleus and who plan to transfer to a four-year college. Students are urged to investigate and select the institution to which they will transfer as early as possible since each transfer situation must be planned to meet specific baccalaureate requirements. A minimum of 66 credits is required for graduation.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE - ENFORCEMENT CURRICULUM
|Course ID||Title of Course||Credits|
|CJS* K100||Perspectives in Criminal Justice|
|IDS K105||First Year Experience|
|CJS* K101°||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|COM* K173°||Public Speaking||3|
|SOC* K101°||Principles of Sociology||3|
|CJS* K211°||Criminal Law I||3|
|CJS* K213°||Evidence and Criminal Procedure||3|
|ENG* K102°||Literature and Composition|
|ENG* K202°||Technical Writing|
|MAT* K123°||Elementary Statistics or higher ++||3|
|PSY* K111°||General Psychology I||3|
|CJS* K202°||Juvenile Delinquency|
|CJS* K220°||Criminal Investigation||3|
|CJS* K250°||Police Organization and Administration||3|
|CJS* K253°||Interpersonal Dynamics for Criminal Justice Professionals||3|
|_________||Restricted Elective @||3|
|CJS* K225°||Forensic Science||3|
|CJS* K291°||Criminal Justice Practicum|
|CJS* K294°||Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice|
|HIS* K____||History Elective||3|
|__________||Fine Arts Elective +||3|
|__________||Natural Sciences Elective ++||3-4|
° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.
+ Students should consult with their advisor for proper course selection.
++ Students wishing to transfer should check MATH/SCIENCE requirements at trasfer institution.
∞ Students wishing to transfer should determine whether PSY* K245 or ANT* K105 has more relevance to their anticipated major.
@ Restricted electives are any CJS* elective or POL* K212 or HPE* K128 or ANT* K105 or PSY* K245.
Criminal Justice Enforcement, Associate in Science
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:
- identify and explain the basic structures and functions of the criminal justice system.
- interpret the basic concepts and functions of criminal law.
- integrate multidisciplinary theories which constitute the basis for understanding criminality and victimization.
- apply constitutional principles that protect the rights of individuals and regulate criminal justice practices and procedures.
- discuss the importance of social and ethical
issues confronting the criminal justice systems.
Additionally, the graduate will complete the comprehenisve learning outcomes identified within the General Education Component.
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