Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Courses

This program is designed for students who are considering a career in criminal justice. The course prepares students for career opportunities within the criminal justice system as well as entrance into institutions of higher learning. Specific areas of training will be provided in criminal law and investigation, security training, communications, emergency response, crimes, search and seizures, arrests, crime prevention, court procedure and police operations. The program is structured to give students a strong academic background with the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the needs of a career in any of the cited fields. In addition, experts from various agencies provide in-depth information and experiences.

  • Level 1 is a one credit class
  • Level 2 is a two credit class  


This is a competency-based educational program providing both theoretical and practical knowledge in the following:

  • Emergency Procedures
  • Search & Seizure
  • Physical Training
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Traffic control
  • Patrol procedures
  • Use of force
  • Police operations
  • Procedural law
  • Theories of criminal behavior
  • Juvenile Justice system
  • Guest speakers
  • Field Trips
  • Firearms training
  • Custody procedures
  • Criminal investigations
  • Court Proceedings
  • Certifications:
  • Workplace Readiness Skills

Student Career Pathway Examples

The study of Criminal Justice with additional post-secondary study may lead to these careers:

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