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Program of Study for the Criminal Justice Department


DEGREE CURRICULUM

(Wallace and Sparks Campuses)

FORENSIC INVESTIGATION CONCENTRATION

Course
 Credit Hours
 Area I: Written and Oral Communications               6
 ENG 101 English Composition I                        
 SPH 107 Fundamentals of Public Speaking                     
   
 Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts                 3
 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective                     3
   
 Area III: Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science              10
 CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications                 3
 MTH 100 College Algebra                     
 PHS 112 Physical Science II                       4
   
 Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences         3
 PSY 200 General Psychology        3
   
 Area V: Career and Technical Courses                           44
 Required Orientation Courses  
 ORI 101 Orientation to College OR  
 ORI 105 Orientation and Student Success     1-3
 ORI 104 WorkKeys® Assessment and Advisement         1
 Required Field of Concentration Courses  
 CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice                     3
 CRJ 140 Criminal Law and Procedure            3
 CRJ 146 Criminal Evidence                     3
 CRJ 147 Constitutional Law                    3
 CRJ 177 Criminal and Deviant Behavior             3
 CRJ 178 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs                3
 CRJ 220 Criminal Investigation                 3
 CRJ 226 Fingerprint Science                         3
 CRJ 227 Homicide Investigation                 3
 CRJ 230 Criminalistics               3
 CRJ 236 Advanced Criminalistics     3
 CRJ 237 Forensic Photography               3
 CRJ 238 Crime Scene Investigation        3
 Criminal Justice Elective                 3
   
 Total Field of Concentration Credits                   42
 Total Credits for Degree             66

LAW ENFORCEMENT CONCENTRATION

 Course  Credit Hours
 Area I: Written and Oral Communications     6
 ENG 101 English Composition I            3
 SPH 107 Fundamentals of Public Speaking                        
 3
   
 Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts             3
 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective            3
   
 Area III: Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science         10
 CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications            3
 MTH 116 Mathematical Applications     3
 PHS 112 Physical Science II with Lab            4
   
 Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences            3
 PSY 200 General Psychology            3
   
 Area V: Career and Technical Courses        47
 Required Orientation Courses  
 ORI 101 Orientation to College OR  
 ORI 105 Orientation and Student Success         1-3
 ORI 104 WorkKeys® Assessment and Advisement        1
 Required Field of Concentration Courses  
 CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice           3
 CRJ 116 Police Patrol            3
 CRJ 140 Criminal Law and Procedure     3
 CRJ 146 Criminal Evidence     3
 CRJ 147 Constitutional Law            3
 CRJ 150 Introduction to Corrections           3
 CRJ 177 Criminal and Deviant Behavior                 3
 CRJ 178 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs                3
 CRJ 209 Juvenile Delinquency            3
 CRJ 216 Police Administration and Organization     3
 CRJ 220 Criminal Investigation    3
 CRJ 227 Homicide Investigation     3
 CRJ 230 Criminalistics               3
 CRJ 238 Crime Scene Investigation                3
 CRJ 239 Issues in Law Enforcement         3
   
 Total Field of Concentration Credits       45
 Total Credits for Degree                 69

CYBER SECURITY/COMPUTER FORENSICS CONCENTRATION

Course
Credit Hours
 Area I: Written and Oral Communications             6
 ENG 101 English Composition I                         3
 SPH 107 Fundamentals of Oral Communications    3
   
 Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts  3
 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective       3
   
 Area III: Natural Sciences, Computer Science and Mathematics  9
 CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications                     3
 CIS 161 Introduction to Networking Communications       3
 MTH 100 College Algebra        3
   
 Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences            3
 PSY 200 General Psychology       3
   
 Area V: Career and Technical Courses     49
 Required Orientation Courses  
 ORI 101 Orientation to College OR  
 ORI 105 Orientation and Student Success        1-3
 ORI 104 WorkKeys® Assessment and Advisement       1
 Required Field of Concentration Courses  
 ACT 246 Microcomputer Accounting    3
 BUS 241 Accounting I                   3
 CIS 151 Graphics for the World Wide Web     3
 CIS 171 Fundamentals of Unix/Linux         3
 CIS 246 Ethical Hacking        3
 CIS 268 Software Support     3
 CIS 269 Hardware Support     3
 CIS 280 Network Security             3
 CIS 282 Computer Forensics           3
 CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice    3
 CRJ 140 Criminal Law and Procedure     3
 CRJ 146 Criminal Evidence             3
 CRJ 147 Constitutional Law        3
 CRJ 220 Criminal Investigation         3
 CRJ 238 Crime Scene Investigation       3
   
 Total Field of Concentration Credits     47-49
 Total Credits for Degree        68

    
 

Note: For information regarding Police Academy Credit, refer to the Credit for Non-Traditional Learning section in this catalog.