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Criminal Justice

About Us

This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamental study of Criminal Justice and of  career options within law enforcement, the court system, and the correctional system. The course will familiarize the student with both the theoretical and practical issues, as well as the practical skills related to law enforcement operations, the courts and correctional systems.

Course goals and content

To provide the students with the fundamental knowledge, and understanding of the Criminal Justice Career field to prepare them for post-secondary education and training for employment as a Criminal Justice professional. Also the content includes career opportunities in these fields, interpersonal and communication skills, and employability skills. Practical skills training, simulated role-playing exercises, subject matter expert guest speakers, and field trips all compliment the classroom instruction.


Course sequence

Course Sequence:

Criminal Justice Operations 1:  Introduction to the fundamentals of Criminal Justice and the Criminal Justice System in the US

Criminal Justice Operations 2:  Introduction to Law Enforcement and Corrections

Criminal Justice Operations 3:  Introduction to Criminal Law and the Court System in the U.S.

Criminal Justice Operations 4:  Professional Skills and Careers in Criminal Justice.