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.
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 retail loss prevention officer. All students interested in a career in criminal justice, in a part-time or full-time capacity, must meet the special requirements as indicated on the curriculum brochure by the N.C. Criminal Justice Standards and the N.C. Sheriff’s Standards Divisions of the N.C. Department of Justice. Students may not be convicted of any felony or specific misdemeanors. They cannot be convicted of any offense of moral turpitude. Examples of moral turpitude are, but are not limited to: rape, any sexual offense, indecent liberties, use, sale, or manufacture of controlled substances, or any offense which addresses public morality. To be employed in this field, it is necessary to be a
Note: Courses in this program may transfer to a 4-year institution. See your advisor for details. A certificate in Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Foundations are also available.
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Criminal Justice Technology-Corrections Track, AAS | A55180A1
Criminal Justice Technology-Homeland Security Track, AAS | A55180A2
Criminal Justice Technology-Law Enforcement Track, AAS | A55180A3
Homeland Security, Certificate | A55180C1
Criminal Justice Foundations, Certificate | A55180C2