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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Criminal Justice Technology, Diploma

Overview

Offered at the Augusta, Thomson, and Waynesboro Campuses

Entrance Dates: Fall and Spring
Length of Program: Four Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 48

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. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to 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 find a variety of employment opportunities in public protection, private security, and corrections.

Curriculum Outline

Basic Skills Courses, 9 credits

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

Occupational Courses, 39 credits

CRJU 1010INTRO CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECH

3

CRJU 1030CORRECTIONS

3

CRJU 1040PRINCIPLES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

3

CRJU 1068CRIMINAL LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUST

3

CRJU 1400ETHICS & CULT PERSPECT FOR CJ

3

CRJU 2020CONST LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

CRJU 2050INTRO TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

3

CRJU 2070JUVENILE JUSTICE

3

 

CRJU 2100CRIMINAL JUSTICE EXTERNSHIP

3

OR

CRJU 2090CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTICUM

3

 

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

XXXX XXXXOccupationally Related Electives

9

Occupationally Related Electives

(A minimum of 9 credit hours from the following list is required.)

CRJU 1021PRIVATE SECURITY

3

CRJU 1062METHODS OF CRIMINAL INVEST

3

CRJU 1065COMMUNITY-ORIENTED POLICING

3

CRJU 1075REPORT WRITING

3

CRJU 2060CRIMINOLOGY

3

CRJU 2110HOMELAND SECURITY

3

LETA 1020POLICE PATROL OPS FOR BLE

4

LETA 1022METHODS OF CRIM INVEST FOR BLE

4

LETA 1028POLICE TRAFFIC CTRL & INV BLE

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.
  • LETA 1020, LETA 1022, LETA 1028: These courses maybe used as an elective if completed in the Basic Law Enforcement TCC.

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 Technology (CJT2)

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Spring Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

CRJU 1010INTRO CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECH

3

CRJU 1030CORRECTIONS

3

CRJU 1040PRINCIPLES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

CRJU 1400ETHICS & CULT PERSPECT FOR CJ

3

CRJU 2020CONST LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

Year 1 Fall Semester

CRJU 1068CRIMINAL LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUST

3

CRJU 2070JUVENILE JUSTICE

3

XXXX XXXXOccupationally Related Elective

3

XXXX XXXXOccupationally Related Elective

3

Year 2 Spring Semester

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

CRJU 2050INTRO TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

3

CRJU 2090CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTICUM

3

XXXX XXXXOccupationally Related Elective

3

Fall Admits: Year 1 Fall Semester

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

CRJU 2050INTRO TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

3

CRJU 2090CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTICUM

3

XXXX XXXXOccupationally Related Elective

3

Fall Admits: Year 1 Spring Semester

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

CRJU 2050INTRO TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

3

CRJU 2090CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTICUM

3

XXXX XXXXOccupationally Related Elective

3

Fall Admits: Year 1 Summer Semester

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

CRJU 2050INTRO TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

3

CRJU 2090CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTICUM

3

XXXX XXXXOccupationally Related Elective

3

Fall Admits: Year 2 Fall Semester

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

CRJU 2050INTRO TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

3

CRJU 2090CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTICUM

3

XXXX XXXXOccupationally Related Elective

3

 

Thomson Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Criminal Justice

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Thomson Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

CRJU 1010INTRO CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECH

3

CRJU 1030CORRECTIONS

3

CRJU 1040PRINCIPLES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

3

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

CRJU 1400ETHICS & CULT PERSPECT FOR CJ

3

CRJU 2020CONST LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

CRJU 1068CRIMINAL LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUST

3

CRJU 2020CONST LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

XXXX XXXXElective

3

XXXX XXXXElective

3

Year 2 Fall Semester

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

CRJU 2050INTRO TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

3

CRJU 2090CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTICUM

3

XXXX XXXXElective

3

 

Waynesboro Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Criminal Justice

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Waynesboro Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

CRJU 1010INTRO CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECH

3

CRJU 1030CORRECTIONS

3

CRJU 1040PRINCIPLES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

3

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

CRJU 1400ETHICS & CULT PERSPECT FOR CJ

3

CRJU 2020CONST LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

CRJU XXXXElective

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

CRJU 1068CRIMINAL LAW FOR CRIMINAL JUST

3

CRJU 2070JUVENILE JUSTICE

3

XXXX XXXXElective

3

XXXX XXXXElective

3

Year 2 Fall Semester

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

CRJU 2050INTRO TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

3

CRJU 2090CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTICUM

3

XXXX XXXXElective

3