Course Content and Outcome Guide for CJA 100
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- Curriculum Office
- Course Number:
- CJA 100
- Course Title:
- Professions in Crim. Justice
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Course DescriptionProfessions in Criminal Justice Provides overview of the various careers in the public safety professions, including police, corrections, parole and probation, juvenile and adult casework, private security, loss prevention, and private investigator. Prerequisites: Placement into WR 121.
Addendum to Course Description
Guest speakers, who are experts in their discipline, will give the student "real world" insight, to assist the student with the preparation of their career plan. In addition, the student will participate in mock application, written examination and interview exercises.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Course Activities and Design
- Attending outside classroom events
- Guest speakers
- Preparation of a portfolio
- Practicing interview skills
- Application preparation
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Criminal Justice Lifestyles, and Personal Career Plans
Police Careers, Requirements, and Considerations.
Adult Corrections Careers, Requirements, and Considerations.
Juvenile Corrections Careers, Requirements, and Considerations.
911/Communication Careers, Requirements, and Considerations.
Private Security/Prevention Careers, Requirements, and Considerations.
Criminal Justice Application and Examination Processes.
Criminal Justice Employee Safeguards and Laws