Criminal Justice Program Description

Criminal Justice Technology

This curriculum is designed to provide practical 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.


Associate in Applied Science Degree


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Course Work Checklist

Program Checksheet

This checklist is available for students to track their progress in the Criminal Justice Technology program. For aspiring students, this checklist provides an overview of specific course offerings in the curriculum.