Criminal Justice

Course Info

•Criminal Justice Level I - Course #8702 •Criminal Justice Level II - Course #8703

Course Description

Level I Course Description

Students are introduced to the legal foundations and processes, and the principles, techniques, and practices for exploring careers within the criminal justice system.

Level II Course Description

Students learn the legal foundations and processes, the principles, techniques, and practices for exploring careers within the criminal justice system, and the history of terrorism in the United States. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised, practical experience throughout the school year.

Class Features

Criminal Justice I

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice System
  • Preparing for a Career in Criminal Justice
  • Understanding the Rule of Law
  • Exploring Policy
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Exploring the Courts
  • Applying Criminal Justice Communication Skills
  • Understanding Juvenile Justice

Criminal Justice II

  • Preparing for a career in Criminal Justice
  • Understanding the Rule of Law
  • Exploring Policy
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Exploring Corrections
  • Applying Criminal Justice Communication Skills
  • Exploring the Terror Threat

Professional Certification Opportunities

  • Virginia Workplace Readiness Skills

Post Graduate Educational Opportunities

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Correction Officer
  • Game Warden
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Federal/State Inspector
  • Hotel/Retail/Business Security
  • Industrial/National Security
  • Police Cadet, Dispatcher, Officer
  • Security Guard
  • Private Investigator
  • Attorney