Criminal Justice Technology (A55180)
Associate in Applied Science
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.
|CJC 111||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3||0||3|
|CJC 122||Community Policing||3||0||3|
|CJC 131||Criminal Law||3||0||3|
|ENG 111||Writing and Inquiry||3||0||3|
|ACA 122||College Transfer Success||0||2||1|
|CIS 110||Introduction to Computers||2||2||3|
|CJC 113||Juvenile Justice||3||0||3|
|CJC 132||Court Procedure & Evidence||3||0||3|
|ENG 112||Writing Research in the Disciplines||3||0||3|
|CJC 121||Law Enforcement Operations||3||0||3|
|CJC 213||Substance Abuse||3||0||3|
|CJC 221||Investigative Principles||3||2||4|
|CJC 231||Constitutional Law||3||0||3|
|COM 231||Public Speaking||3||0||3|
|CJC 212||Ethics & Community Relations||3||0||3|
|CJC 215||Organization & Administration||3||0||3|
|PSY 150||General Psychology||3||0||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3||0||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Choose one of the following: UGETC: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 241, ENG 242, MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240 Gen Ed: HUM 115, REL 110|
|Mathematics Elective – Choose one of the following: UGETC: MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171|
NOTE: Students successfully completing a Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Course accredited by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission will receive credit for the following courses. Students must have completed BLET since 1983. Students should contact the BLET Coordinator for details.CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations
CJC 131 Criminal Law
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence
CJC 221 Investigative Principles
CJC 231 Constitutional Law
- Explain the complexities of the criminal justice professional’s job and their interactions with the public.
- Evaluate the similarities and differences between and among the components of the Criminal Justice System, the Police, Courts, and Corrections.
- Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply research literature from multiple social science disciplines (e.g., sociology, psychology, criminology, and political science).
- To identify and understand the need for positive interaction between the Criminal Justice System, the community it serves and develop relationships between those of cultural and socioeconomic diversity.
- Apply sociological and psychological theories to understand criminal behavior.
"This was a great class to be in! This was also my first completely online CJC class and I was worried about it at first, but I learned so much from this class! The instructor knows about every topic that we covered and I enjoyed learning from him! He also responds back to students very fast!"-- Fall 2021 CJT Student