2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Technology, AAS (A55180)


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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, correction, 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.

Major Courses


Total: 50 Credit Hours


General Education Courses


Total: 15 Credit Hours


Other Required Courses


Total: 1 Credit Hour


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 66


*Recommended Elective & General Education Options:


History Elective:


Take 3 credits:

Humanities/Fine Arts:


Take 3 credits:

Math:


Take 3 credits:

Social/Behavioral Sciences:


Take 3 credits:

Note:


Students enrolled full-time and making satisfactory progress should complete this program in five semesters. Additional time may be needed to achieve minimum requirements in English, math or science.

Contact the program coordinator or department chair for specific requirements.

Criminal Justice Fellows Program

The mission of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Fellows Program is to recruit talented high school senior graduates into the criminal justice profession. Each year this program will fund fellowships for high school senior graduates who have exhibited high academic achievement, a history of service to the school and community, and a desire to serve the state of North Carolina in a field within the criminal justice profession.

This fellowship will fund an Applied Associates Degree in Criminal Justice or Committee approved related field of study, from any North Carolina Community College.

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