• 2018-2019 Criminal Justice Course List

     

    C7400 Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security (PLPSCS)-- 1 credit
    Grade Level: 9-10
    Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security introduces students to professions in law enforcement,
    protective services, corrections, firefighting, and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles
    and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency
    services. The course provides students with an overview of the skills necessary for careers in law enforcement, fire
    service, protective services, and corrections.


    C7401 Law Enforcement I-- 1 credit
    Grade Levels: 10-11
    Prerequisite: Princ of Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
    Law Enforcement I is an overview of the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law
    enforcement. Students will understand the role of constitutional law at local, state, and federal levels; the U.S. legal
    system; criminal law; and law enforcement terminology and the classification and elements of crime.


    C7403 Correctional Services-- 1 credit
    Grade Levels: 11-12
    Prerequisite: Princ of Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security and Law Enforcement I
    In Correctional Services, students prepare for certification required for employment as a municipal, county, state, or
    federal correctional officer. Students will learn the role and responsibilities of a county or municipal correctional
    officer; discuss relevant rules, regulations, and laws of municipal, county, state, or federal facilities; and discuss
    defensive tactics, restraint techniques, and first aid procedures as used in the municipal, county, state, or federal
    correctional setting. Students will analyze rehabilitation and alternatives to institutionalization for inmates.


    C7406 Court Systems and Practices-- 1 credit
    Grade Levels: 11-12
    Prerequisite: Princ of Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security and Law Enforcement I
    Court Systems and Practices is an overview of the federal and state court systems. The course identifies the roles of
    judicial officers and the trial processes from pretrial to sentencing and examines the types and rules of evidence.
    Emphasis is placed on constitutional laws for criminal procedures such as search and seizure, stop and frisk, and interrogation.