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Criminal Justice

The program offers a foundation in criminal law, police administration, criminology, communications and writing skills. The program focuses on real-world application of criminological principles. Courses are taught by current and former law enforcement personnel, so students enrolled in the program will be able to gain valuable insight into the working world of law enforcement. The program provides graduates with knowledge and skills in:



  • Law Enforcement, Security, Surveillance and Investigations

  • Juvenile Justice

  • Courtroom Procedures

  • Corrections

  • Anti-terrorism and Homeland Security Functions

Individuals currently employed in law enforcement and currently certified may be eligible for credit for criminal justice academy training by submitting official academy transcripts to the Admissions Office. The S.C. Criminal Justice Academy also accepts certain NETC courses.

ASSOCIATE DEGREES

Associate in Applied Science in General Technology – Criminal Justice - (AAS.GEN.CRJ)
Credits Required for Graduation: 73
Overall Grade point average of 2.00 (C=2) on all college work presented to fulfill program requirements.
Complete course work in the following areas:

A. College Success: 3 credits
COL 103 - College Skills - 3 credits

B. General Education: 18 credits
ENG 101 - English Composition I - 3 credits
ENG 102 - English Composition II - 3 credits
HIS 202 - American History: 1877 to Present - 3 credits
MAT 155/110 - Contemporary Mathematics or College Algebra - 3 credits
PSY 201 - General Psychology - 3 credits
SPC 205 - Public Speaking - 3 credits

C. Technical Specialty: 30 credits
CRJ 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 credits
CRJ 115 - Criminal Law I - 3 credits
CRJ 120 - Constitutional Law - 3 credits
CRJ 125 - Criminology - 3 credits
CRJ 130 - Police Administration - 3 credits
CRJ 210 - The Juvenile and the Law - 3 credits
CRJ 222 - Ethics in Criminal Justice - 3 credits
CRJ 230 - Criminal Investigation I - 3 credits
CRJ 236 - Criminal Evidence - 3 credits
CRJ 242 - Correctional Systems - 3 credits

D. Cross Technology: 15 credits
PSC 201 - American Government - 3 credits
PSC 215 - State and Local Government - 3 credits
PSC 203/PSY 212 - Human Growth & Dev or Abnormal Psy - 3 credits
SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
SOC 205/PSC 205 - Social Problems or Politics and Government - 3 credits

E. Related Courses: 3 credits
CPT 101 - Introduction to Computers - 3 credits
SPA 101 - Elementary Spanish - 3 credits

CERTIFICATES

Public Service - Criminal Justice (CPS.CRJ)
Credits Required for Completion: 36
Overall Grade-point average of 2.0 (C=2) on all college work presented to fulfill program requirements.
Complete work in the following areas:

A. General Education: 12 credits
ENG 101/155 - Composition I/Communication - 3 credits
PSY 201/103 - General Psychology/Human Relations - 3 credits
SOC 101    Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
SPC 105/205 - Effective Speaking/Public Speaking - 3 credits

B. Major Courses: 15 credits
CRJ 101 - Intro. to Criminal Justice Systems - 3 credits
CRJ 115 - Criminal Law I - 3 credits
CRJ 125 - Criminology - 3 credits
CRJ 130 - Police Administration - 3 credits
CRT 242 - Correctional Systems - 3 credits

C. Related: 9 credits
CPT 101 - Introduction to Computers - 3 credits
SOC 205 - Social Problems - 3 credits
Select 3 hours from the following: PSC 201, PSC 215 - 3 credits

 

2+2 Programs

NETC has bridge programs with The Citadel and Coker College that allows NETC students to earn a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

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