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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Criminal Justice Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Augusta, Thomson, and Waynesboro Campuses

Entrance Dates: Fall and Spring
Length of Program: Minimum of One Term
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 15

Program Description: The Criminal Justice Specialist TCC 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. Completers receive a technical certificate of credit. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue opportunities in the criminal justice field. High school diploma or GED is required for entrance into this program.

Students desiring to be employed in the public protection sector upon graduation must meet the requirements established by Georgia Code 35-8-8.

Employment Opportunities: Criminal Justice graduates of the Technical Certificate find a variety of entry-level employment opportunities in public and private protection and corrections.

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses, 15 credits

CRJU 1010INTRO CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECH

3

CRJU 1030CORRECTIONS

3

CRJU 1040PRINCIPLES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

3

CRJU 1068CRIMINAL LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUST

3

CRJU 2020CONST LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

NOTES:

  • Students who have been convicted of a felony or sufficient misdemeanors to show a disregard for the law will not be eligible for state and local law enforcement positions.

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

Augusta Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Criminal Justice Specialist

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Fall and Spring Semester 1

CRJU 1010INTRO CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECH

3

CRJU 1030CORRECTIONS

3

CRJU 1040PRINCIPLES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

3

CRJU 1068CRIMINAL LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUST

3

CRJU 2020CONST LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

Thomson Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Criminal Justice Specialist

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Thomson Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

CRJU 1010INTRO CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECH

3

CRJU 1030CORRECTIONS

3

CRJU 1040PRINCIPLES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

CRJU 1068CRIMINAL LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUST

3

CRJU 2020CONST LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

 

Waynesboro Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Criminal Justice Specialist

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Waynesboro Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

CRJU 1010INTRO CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECH

3

CRJU 1030CORRECTIONS

3

CRJU 1040PRINCIPLES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

CRJU 1068CRIMINAL LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUST

3

CRJU 2020CONST LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3