Learning Recommendations: An interest in learning about criminal law and the procedures that police use to enforce them. While is it not a requirement for student to take SST505 - Criminal Justice 1 prior to this course, it is highly recommended.

General Description: This course will expose students to many aspects of the criminal justice system including federal, state, and local law enforcement procedures, and the courtroom - criminal trial process.  Students will be involved in activities intended to promote individual leadership skills, career exploration, occupational skills awareness, and critical thinking.  The Criminal Justice course is enriched with guest speakers from police departments, courts, corrections, and other agencies representing a broad spectrum of subjects and issues.

Content:

  • The US Court System & Criminal Trial
  • Mock Trial
  • Corrections
  • Comparative analysis of correctional systems
  • Juvenile Justice

Equipment to be provided by Student: None

Note: Students who complete both SST505 - Criminal Justice 1 and Criminal Justice 2 with a "B" average may qualify for college credit at various community and technical college programs.

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