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Here are just a few classes you will take during the Criminal Justice Associate Degree program:
- Private Security
- Procedural Criminal Law
Evening Classes: Start at 5:30 pm and end at 10:00 pm.
Breaks are scheduled after 50 minutes of instruction and last for 10 minutes.
What Classes Will I Take?
Here are just a few of the classes you will take during the Criminal Justice Associate Degree Program:
Procedural Criminal Law
60 CREDITS – 915 CONTACT HOURS – 60 WEEKS
Today’s modern law enforcement agencies are requiring more in-depth knowledge and greater skill for their positions. Brookline College’s Associate of Science degree program is an extensive program that prepares students for entry-level positions and a rewarding career in criminal justice. Students will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as inmate management, private security, criminal investigation, juvenile justice, procedural criminal law, counter-terrorism, community relations and more.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the program, graduates will contribute to the areas of:
- Identify and understand the nature and functions of the criminal justice system.
- Describe Due Process and its role in our justice system.
- Explain the major theories of criminal behavior from a historical, sociological, and contemporary perspective.
- Understand the need for effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills in criminal justice.
- Demonstrate the techniques used for report writing, the use of force, control procedures, giving testimony and courtroom behavior and crime scene protection.
- Describe the State and Federal Criminal Court Structure.
- Demonstrate an understanding of trends, issues, and ethics of criminal justice.
Residential Program Requirements:
|Program Concentration – 36 Credits – 1470540 Contact Hours||Credit Hrs||Lecture Hrs||Lab Hrs||Practicum|
|CJ 100 Criminal Justice System||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 105 Corrections||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 112 Criminology||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 116 Private Security||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 122 Communications in Criminal Justice||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 126 Criminal Investigations||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 212 Juvenile Justice||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 250 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 260 Procedural Criminal Law||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 270 Substantive Criminal Law||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 282 Ethics in Criminal Justice||3||45||0||0|
|CJ 290 Terrorism||3||45||0||0|
|General Education – 15 Credits – 225 Contact Hours||Credit Hours||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Practicum/Clinical|
|BI 165 Introduction to Biology||3||45||0||0|
|EN 144 English Composition||3||45||0||0|
|MH 140 College Mathematics||3||45||0||0|
|PS 135 Introduction to Psychology||3||45||0||0|
|SO 170 Introduction to Sociology||3||45||0||0|
|Additional Course Requirement – 9 Credits – 150 Contact Hours||Credit Hours||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Practicum/Clinical|
|CP 100 Word Processing and Presentations||3||30||30||0|
|PD 299 Professional Development||3||45||0||0|
|SS 100 Student Success||3||45||0||0|
Your education is a big investment and Brookline College believes no investment offers more potential. A new career can transform your life, and we’re here to help you make that happen.
- At Brookline College there are no hidden costs. Our tuition includes books, supplies and all fees.
- Tuition: Please call or click Request Info to determine your cost.
- Program length: 60 weeks.
Paying For School
- More than 88% of Brookline College students use some form of financial aid(2) to help cover the cost of their education(3). That’s why we offer personalized counseling from a Student Finance Advisor to help make your college experience more affordable.
- We have also provided The Net Price Calculator that will provide preliminary, non-binding estimates of federal, state, and institutional aid eligibility based on federal methodology.
(2) Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.
(3) Percentage calculated by Brookline College for the 2015-16 school year.
We want to be sure your career goals are in line with your selected program of study. Our admission process will help you understand our programs and the career expectations in the field.
Five Simple Steps:
- Visit the campus. See what Brookline and the Criminal Justice Associates of Science program is all about.
- Complete a Visitor Information Form.
- Complete a financial aid interview to develop a financial plan.
- Complete the Enrollment Agreement with an Admissions Representative to include collecting all necessary documentation.
- Meet with the Director of Education, or an appropriate Department Director to discuss any unusual enrollment circumstances or accommodations needed to successfully complete the program.
Once all requirements have been completed, the Director of Admissions, Director of Education, and Campus Director reviews the application for approval. Applicants are notified of their acceptance promptly.
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