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Criminal Justice

Jefferson College knows the demanding schedule of today’s students and professionals. To meet this demand, Jefferson College has designed a full range of degree tracks for students interested in pursuing a career in the criminal justice profession.

The Criminal Justice program at Jefferson College teaches the fundamentals of the criminal justice profession, providing the student with a broad base of knowledge that integrates academic content in corrections, law enforcement, court systems, and private security. The primary goal of this program is to give students the broad-based preparation necessary to become qualified criminal justice professionals in the field.


Course Syllabi

The following links are for Official Course Syllabi, which detail expected learning outcomes, outlines of topics, and methods of instruction and evaluation:

CRJ110   Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJ112   Criminal Law
CRJ114   Rules of Criminal Evidence
CRJ130   Introduction to Corrections
CRJ135   Terrorism
CRJ140   Ethics in Criminal Justice
CRJ201   Introduction to Policing & Law Enforcement
CRJ220   Criminal Justice Internship
CRJ222   Criminal Investigation
CRJ224   Criminal Justice Organizational Leadership
CRJ230   Correctional Institutions


Criminal Justice Academic Plan
The Academic Plan is a semester-by-semester plan for the full-time college-ready student. Part-time students should work with an advisor to customize the map to fit individual needs.


Transfer Resources
Learn more about the many opportunities to transfer and continue your education.


Meet the Criminal Justice Faculty