Academics

Criminal Justice Technology [2014]

Program Entrance Requirements:

1. A standard high school diploma.

2. Achieved a level of mathematics proficiency which qualifies the student for entry into +MAC 1105 or higher, as demonstrated by the standard placement criteria currently in use at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF); and

3. Achieved a level of English and reading proficiency which qualifies the student for entry into ENC 1101 or higher, as demonstrated by the standard placement criteria currently in use at SCF.

Program Manager: Greg Arnold - 941-752-5500; 941-408-1300, ext. 65500

 

Program Core Courses

Please consult the Course Description section of the catalog for any prerequisites.

 

Course Description Semester Hours
CCJ 1020 Intro to Criminal Justice
3
CJE 1300 Police Administration and Organization
3
CCJ 2010 Intro to Criminology
3
CJJ 2002 Juvenile Delinquency and Rehabilitation
3
CJE 2600 Criminal Investigations
3
CJL 2100 Criminal Law
3
CCJ 1600 Deviant Behavior
3
CJE 1000 Intro to Law Enforcement
3
CJC 1000 Intro to Corrections
3
CJE 2640 Criminalistics I
3
CJL 2130 Criminal Evidence and Procedures
3
 
Total:
33

 

Program Electives

Choose from outside Criminal Justice Area.    (9 credit hours)                                                                  

General Academic Courses

Students may take these courses at any time during their program of study.

Course Description Semester Hours
ENC 1101** Written Communications I
3
POS 1041 American Government
3
SYG 2000 General Sociology
3
CGS 1000** Computer Information Systems
3
Behav. Sci** Choose from Area III, A.S.
3
Humanities** Choose from Area IV, A.S.
3
Mathematics+** Choose from Area II, A.S. 3
SLS 1350 Job Marketing Skills
1
 
Total:
22

This program is offered through SCF with articulation opportunities available through Sarasota County Technical Institute (SCTI) and Manatee Technical Institute (MTI). See Criminal Justice Program Manager for advisement.

+ Effective Fall 2013, no new students are being accepted into an A.A.S. degree program. Students currently enrolled will have two years (Summer 2015) to complete the A.A.S. specific requirements of the program. The only difference of the A.A.S. from the A.S. curriculum for this particular program is that of one math course; MAT 1033 or QMB 1001.

** A grade of "C" or better must be attained for each core course and the courses meeting the general education requirements for this degree.

Students must take the Major Field Test for Criminal Justice and pass the test with a minimum of 70% as a requirement for graduation. 

 

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