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Criminal Justice - Treatment Option
Associate in Science
Program Coordinator: Jeffrey Crouch - 860-215-9418
This 66-67 credit program provides a broad overview of the field of criminal justice as well as specialized emphasis on career opportunities, knowledge and skills in areas of treatment. This program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in a treatment-oriented nucleus and who plan to transfer to a four year college.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE - TREATMENT CURRICULUM
|Course ID||Title of Course||Credits|
|CJS* K100||Perspectives on 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|
|__________||Fine Arts Elective||3|
|CJS* K102°||Introduction to Corrections||3|
|CJS* K202°||Juvenile Delinquency||3|
|ENG* K102°||Literature and Composition|
|ENG* K202°||Technical Writing|
|MAT* K123°||Elementary Statistics or higher ++||3|
|PSY* K111°||General Psychology I||3|
|CJS* K253°||Interpersonal Dynamics for Criminal Justice Professionals||3|
|HSE* K181°||Understanding Sexual Abuse||3|
|HSE* K183°||Substance Abuse||3|
|POL* K212°||Constitutional Law and Civil Rights||3|
|PSY* K245°||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|__________||Restricted Elective #||3|
|CJS* K291°||Criminal Justice Practicum|
|CJS* K294°||Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice|
|HSE* K251°||Work with Individuals and Families||3|
|__________||Natural Sciences Elective ++||3-4|
° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.
++ Students wishing to transfer should check Math/Science requirements at transfer institution.
# Restricted electives are any CJS* elective or POL* K212 or HPE* K128.
Criminal Justice Treatment, 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.
- 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.
explain the fundamental concepts of human services, especially case management, and group work.
Additionally, the graduate will complete the comprehensive learning outcomes identified within the General Educate Component
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