Criminal Justice: Video Overview
Grade Level: 11, 12
Credits: 3 per year (1.5 per semester)
Location: NEWTech Rm. 139
Duration: 1080 Hours: 540 hours (year-long) with an optional second year 540-hour course available
Program Description: This course prepares students for a career in public and private investigative fields through improving decision-making skills and devloping an understanding for the criminal justice system.
In class, students learn the process of investigating crimes, making traffic stops, law, defense tactics, and physical endurance. The class focuses on academic, technical skills, physical training, and employability practices.
Syllabus: 2022-2023 Criminal Justice Syllabus
High School Credit Equivalencies: None
Year One Course - Junior or Senior standing
Year Two Course - B or better in Year 1 course and instructor's approval
Certifications: First Aid/CPR, National Incident Management System, and Incident Command
Careers in this field:
- Police officer
- Correctional Officer
- Probation Officer