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2016-17 Catalog 
2016-17 Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.


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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