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Criminal Justice Technology Plans of Study

2014 – 2015

Criminal Justice Technology Associate Degree


2013 – 2014

Criminal Justice Technology Associate Degree (pdf)


2012 – 2013

Criminal Justice Technology Associate Degree (pdf)


Criminal Justice Technology (A55180) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Semester
FALL SEMESTER, 2014
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 0 1  
CJC 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 3 Every Fall
CJC 112 Criminology 3 0 3 Every Fall
CJC 212 Ethics & Community Relations 3 0 3 Odd Years- Fall
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 3  
Major Elective **     3  
SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
CJC 132 Court Procedure and Evidence** 3 0 3 Every Spring
CJC 141 Corrections 3 0 3 Every Spring
CJC 213 Substance Abuse 3 0 3 Even Years Spring
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3 0 3 Even Years Spring
ENG 112 Writing/Research in Disciplines 3 0 3  
SUMMER TERM, 2015
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 3  
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3  
Humanities Elective     3  
Major Elective     3  
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
CJC 114 Investigative Photogra phy 1 2 2 Every Fall
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 0 3 Even Years Fall
CJC 222 Criminalistics 3 0 3 Every Fall
Major Elective     3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 3 Every Spring
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 0 3 Odd Years Spring
CJC 221 Investigative Principles** 3 2 4 Every Spring
Math Elective (MAT 110 recommended)     3 or 4
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 67 or 68

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A , RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 , MAT 080 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060, DMA 070, DMA 080 may be required based on placement test results

Humanities Electives: Choose at least 3 hours from among the following: Humanities Electives: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 111, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, MUS 110, MUS 113, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211.

MATH ELECTIVE: Choose one set of courses from among the following sets: MAT 110; MAT 121; MAT 143, MAT 171

MAJOR ELECTIVES: Choose at least 9 hours from among the following: CJC161, CJC 214, CJC 215, CJC 225**, COM 231, EPT 120, EPT 150, EPT 210, EPT 220

**Students successfully completing a Basic Law Enforcement Training course accredited by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Traini ng Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission will receive credit for CJC 131, CJC 132, CJC 221, CJC 225, and CJC 231 toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology. Students must have successfully passed the Commissions’ comprehensive certification examination. Students must have completed Basic Law Enforcement Training since 1985.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.