Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program prepares students for employment with municipal, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. This program has both a career and a transfer component.   Apply & Register Program Details

The Criminal Justice program prepares students for employment with municipal, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. This program has both a career and a transfer component.

 


Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Science

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
PSY-101 Introduction to Psychology 3
CIS-106 Introductory Computing Using Google Apps (G Suite) 2
CRJ-101 Administration of Justice 3
CRJ-105 Criminal Law 3
    14
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II2 3
MTH-107 Mathematics for Liberal Arts or
MTH-111 Introduction to Statistics 3
POL-103 American Federal Government 3
CRJ-104 Juvenile Delinquency 3
CRJ-106 Contemporary Corrections 3
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
PHL-131 Introduction to Ethics 3
CRJ-103 Legal Systems 3
CRJ-203 Principles of Investigation 3
    15
Second Semester
SOC-205 Social Diversity 3
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective 4
CRJ-108 Community Policing 3
CRJ-107 Introduction to Probation & Parole 3
CRJ-120 Introduction Homeland Security or  
CRJ-230 Vicitimology or  
CRJ-207 Terrorism  
    16
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1 Must place into ENG-101 or complete appropriate prerequisites
2 Prerequisite: ENG-101

Program Goals

  • To prepare students to transfer to various colleges offering baccalaureate degrees in criminal justice and the social sciences.
  • To provide students with a General Education foundation.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Discuss the concepts involving the Bill of Rights of the United States, as measured by student performance on test questions.
  2. Compare and contrast the components of the criminal justice system and the various types of agencies involved in the administration of justice, as measured by student performance on test questions.
  3. Extrapolate local criminal justice issues to global justice and security issues in regards to narcotic and human trafficking, as measured by student performance on test questions.
  4. Analyze criminal justice practitioner problems with current events such as profiling, use of force and civil rights, as measured by student performance on test questions.

Post-Baccalaureate Employment Opportunities

  • Law enforcement officer at the municipal, county,
    and state levels
  • Correctional officer
  • Investigator within the county, state, and federal
    governments
  • Probation aide

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including our premier partner:

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Contact Person

Professor Thomas Riddle, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4779
email: triddle@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

43.0107

Program Code

CRJ.AS