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Criminal Justice Technology Bridge (Limited Access Programs)
Program Information
A.S. Degree - Code 2039 - Catalog 2013/2014
Kevin Duffy, Assistant Chair, 386-506-4148
Louie Mercer, Director, 386-506-4201
09/26/2013 M - 1595

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The mission of the Criminal Justice Technology Bridge Program is to provide students the knowledge, skills and practices necessary for a successful career in the Criminal Justice Field.

Description:
The Criminal Justice Training Center offers an associate of science degree bridge program that allows law enforcement and correctional officers who have been certified in compliance with the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, to transfer vocational credits earned in their academy to college credit. The program will prepare officers for promotion to a supervisory capacity and meets the qualifications for salary incentives. Non certified individuals may also be eligible for enrollment in the program if their intention is to become state certified at a later date.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Demonstrate skills necessary for employment in a criminal justice police or corrections agency and/or promotion within their existing agency.
2. Identify the role duties and responsibilities of each type of criminal justice agency including law enforcement, the courts and corrections.
3. Analyze and respond positively to the problems and demands placed upon criminal justice agencies, and communities that are experiencing high crime rates, violence, and related social problems.
4. Exhibit competence in both written and oral communication both within their agency, the court system and the citizens in the community.


Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs Students should contact the Criminal Justice Training Center for approximate costs of lab fees and textbooks.

General Education Courses
Course Title    
   
... ... General Education Core - 18 Credits  
... ... Communications Core (9 Credits)  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
ENC1102 Literature and Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Mathematics Core (3 Credits)  
  SEM HRS  
MAC1105 College Algebra  OR Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
MGF2106 College Mathematics  OR Pre-Reqs: STA2023 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2313 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2311 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC1105 OR MAT1033
MGF2107 Mathematics for Liberal Arts   3.00 Pre-Reqs: STA2023 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2313 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2311 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC1105 OR MAT1033
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core (3 Credits)  
PSY1012 General Psychology  OR Co-Reqs: ENC1101
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core (3 credits)  
... ... Choose One Course  
  SEM HRS  
AML2050 Modern American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2060 Contemporary American Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2600 Introduction to African American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
ARH1000 Art Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
DAN1100 Dance Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
ENL2931 Selected Topics in Shakespeare   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2210 Prehistory to Medieval Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2230 Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2040 Dramatic Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2110 Masterpieces of World Literature I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2120 Masterpieces of World Literature II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2380 Literature By Women   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2602 Maritime Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
MUH2110 Introduction to Music History and Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: MUT1121 AND MUT1121L
MUL1010 Music Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
MUL2380 Popular Music in America   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
THE1000 Dramatic Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101

Note: It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a developmental English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
CCJ1010 Introduction to Criminology   3.00
CCJ1020 Introduction to Criminal Justice   3.00
CJC10001 Introduction to Corrections   3.00
CJJ2002 Juvenile Delinquency   3.00
SLS2303 Job Search and Employability Skills  OR
OST1141 Keyboarding   1.00
   
... ... Criminal Justice Electives (Choose 2)  
  SEM HRS  
CCJ2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Criminal Justice   3.00
CCJ2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Criminal Justice   3.00
CCJ2930 Selected Topics in Criminal Justice   3.00
CCJ2647 Organized Crime   3.00
CJT2100 Criminal Investigation   3.00
CJE1670 Crime Scene Investigation   3.00

Specializations
Course Title    
   
... ... Advanced Standing Courses  
  SEM HRS  
... ... CJD2990 Criminal Justice Bridge Transition   27.00

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... First Year - 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
MAC1105 College Algebra  OR Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
MGF2106 College Mathematics  OR Pre-Reqs: STA2023 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2313 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2311 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC1105 OR MAT1033
MGF2107 Mathematics for Liberal Arts   3.00 Pre-Reqs: STA2023 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2313 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2311 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC1105 OR MAT1033
CCJ1010 Introduction to Criminology   3.00
CJC1000 Introduction to Corrections   3.00
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1102 Literature and Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core   3.00
... ... Criminal Justice Elective   3.00
CCJ1020 Introduction to Criminal Justice   3.00
   
... ... 3rd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
PSY1012 General Psychology  OR Co-Reqs: ENC1101
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
... ... Criminal Justice Elective   3.00
CJJ2002 Juvenile Delinquency   3.00
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
SLS2303 Job Search and Employability Skills  OR
OST1141 Keyboarding   1.00
TOTAL  ...   64.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


Notes 1. CJC 1000 meets the graduation requirement for the basic use of computers for this program.


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