Offered Online

Program Description

The Criminal Justice Technology diploma and associate degree programs are 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 or associate degree. 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 diploma and associate degree do not ensure certification of officer status in Georgia.Students must seek such certification from the Peace Officer Standards andTraining (P.O.S.T.) Council.



Note: A satisfactory determination on the criminal records check is not a requirement for program admission. However, a satisfactory records check must be documented before a student can be placed in any clinical, practicum, lab, or internship setting. 

Degrees
Criminal Justice Technology Degree (60 hrs)
core courses
 
Area I Language Arts/Communications
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
3
Area II Social/Behavior Sciences
XXXX xxxx Social/Behavior Science course
3
Area III Natural Sciences/Mathematics
MATH 1111 College Algebra
3
OR
MATH 1101 Math Modeling 3
Area IV Humanities/Fine Arts
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts course
3
 
Criminal Justice Technology
occupational courses
 
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computer Literacy
3
CRJU 1010 Intro to Criminal Justice
3
CRJU 1030 Corrections
3
CRJU 1040 Principles of Law Enforcement
3
CRJU 1068 Criminal Law for Criminal Just
3
CRJU 2050 Criminal Procedure
3
CRJU 1400 Ethic&Cultural Persp-Crim Just
3
CRJU 2020 Constit Law/Criminal Justice
3
CRJU 2070 Juvenile Justice
3
Select from one of two Practicum or Internship courses below for mini- mum of 3 credits:
CRJU 2090 Criminal Justice Practicum
(3)
CRJU 2100 Criminal Justice Externship
(3)
Select five courses from list below for minimum of 15 credits:
CRJU 1021 Private Security
(3)
CRJU 1052 Criminal Justice Administration
(3)
CRJU 1054 Police Officer Survival
(3)
CRJU 1075 Report Writing
(3)
CRJU 2060 Criminology
(3)
CRJU 2110 Homeland Security
(3)
CRJU 2201 Criminal Courts
(3)
CRJU 1043 Probation and Parole
(3)
CRJU 1065 Community-Oriented Policing
(3)
CRJU 1062 Methods of Crim Investigation
(3)
CRJU 1063 Crime Scene Processing
(3)


Diplomas
Criminal Justice Technology Diploma (48 hrs)
core courses
 
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I
3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics
3
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology
3
Criminal Justice Technology
occupational courses
 
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
CRJU 1010 Intro to Criminal Justice
3
CRJU 1030 Corrections
3
CRJU 1040 Principles of Law Enforcement
3
CRJU 1068 Criminal Law for Criminal Just
3
CRJU 2050 Criminal Procedure
3
CRJU 1400 Ethic&Cultural Persp-Crim Just
3
CRJU 2020 Constit Law/Criminal Justice
3
CRJU 2070 Juvenile Justice
3
Select from one of two Practicum or Internship courses below for mini- mum of 3 credits:
CRJU 2090 Criminal Justice Practicum
(3)
CRJU 2100 Criminal Justice Externship
(3)
Select three courses from list below for minimum of 9 credits:
CRJU 1021 Private Security
(3)
CRJU 1052 Criminal Justice Administration
(3)
CRJU 1054 Police Officer Survival
(3)
CRJU 1075 Report Writing
(3)
CRJU 2060 Criminology
(3)
CRJU 2110 Homeland Security
(3)
CRJU 2201 Criminal Courts
(3)
CRJU 1043 Probation and Parole
(3)
CRJU 1065 Community-Oriented Policing
(3)
CRJU 1062 Methods of Crim Investigation
(3)
CRJU 1063 Crime Scene Processing
(3)


TCCs
Criminal Justice Specialist Certificate: CJ21
 
CRJU 1010 Intro to Criminal Justice
3
CRJU 1030 Corrections
3
CRJU 1040 Principles of Law Enforcement
3
CRJU 1068 Criminal Law for Criminal Just
3
CRJU 2020 Constit Law/Criminal Justice
3
Homeland Security Technician - HS11
 
CRJU 1054 Police Officer Survival
3
CRJU 1062 Methods of Crim Investigation
3
CRJU 2110 Homeland Security
3
COLL 1020 College Success
3




*All program information subject to change without notice.

 

Program Admission Information

High school diploma or GED Required for admission.

ACCUPLACER SCORES

Min. ScoresDegreeDiploma
Sentence Skills 70 60
Reading Comp. 64 55
Arithmetic N/A 34
Algebra 57 N/A