Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Criminal Justice Technology CJT2

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Criminal Justice

Diploma

Program Description

The Criminal Justice Technology diploma 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 diploma. 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 diploma 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.

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills

 

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

PSYC 1010 - Basic Psychology

3

Occupational Courses

 

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

CRJU 1010 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 1030 - Corrections

3

CRJU 1040 - Principles of Law Enforcement

3

CRJU 1400 - Ethics and Cultural Perspectives for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2050 - Criminal Procedure

3

CRJU 1068 - Criminal Law for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2020 - Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

3

CRJU 2070 - Juvenile Justice

3

CRJU 2100 - Criminal Justice Externship

3

Occupational Electives

9

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

48