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Criminal Justice Program Description

Criminal Justice Technology

This curriculum is designed to provide practical knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. The 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.

For more information contact:
Sarah Benson
Criminal Justice Chair
24 Canoe Lane
Asheville, NC 28804



Associate in Applied Science Degree


To view a complete list of courses and a semester by semester break down of classes in Criminal Justice Technology, visit Criminal Justice Technology A.A.S.


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