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Learning Recommendations: An interest in learning about the Criminal Justice System. This second semester course builds on the learning of Criminal Justice 1 while focusing on the Criminal Court System and Corrections.

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 other components of the vast Criminal Justice System. Focus is on the courts, how to argue a criminal case in court, corrections and alternatives to incarceration, as well as the juvenile justice system. 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 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: Student laptop

Note: Students who complete both SST505 - Criminal Justice 1 and Criminal Justice 2 may qualify for college credit at various community and technical college programs. For more information, please visit the CTE Dual Credit page.

Students wanting to enroll in the IB Career Program must take their Career Track courses in their Junior and Senior years to count towards their IBCP Certificate. Click here for more information.