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  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Criminal Justice, AAS


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Learning Outcomes


  • Apply the knowledge and verbal skills requisite to effectively communicate with criminal suspects, victims, witnesses, persons in crisis and others in need.
  • Identify constitutional freedoms and rights, and how an ethical criminal justice system and participatory citizenship protect those freedoms and rights.
  • Describe those applicant screening/selection process typically utilized by law enforcement and corrections agencies for their entry-level positions.
  • Analyze a criminal case to determine its appropriate processing, given an understanding of the jurisdiction and functions of police, courts and corrections as components of an interdependent criminal justice system.
  • Secure and process a crime scene, employing proper techniques of evidence gathering, searching, sketching and on-scene interviewing.
  • Analyze criminal statutes to determine the statutes elements, constitutionality and proper application.
  • Produce written incident and investigative reports that are useful and professional in terms of accuracy, completeness, spelling and grammar.

Requirements


Specific Requirements


Total Core Credits: 45

Supporting Courses


Total Supporting Course Credits: 20

Total Related Instruction Credits: 25

Total Program Credits: 90


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