This course will provide students with supervised practical experience in the criminal justice field in order for them to observe and apply program-related knowledge and skills to situations encountered in the daily activities of criminal justice professionals. Students must complete a minimum of 90 hours of practicum fieldwork. This course will also include weekly journals, a final report, and other activities to promote professional development. Capstone Course.
This course will cover criminal interrogations and interviews. Students will distinguish between a police interview and an interrogation, observe deceptive and truthful behavior, and learn about professional methods to conduct interrogations of suspects.
This course introduces the student to ethical decision making. The student will analyze the major ethical perspectives and then incorporate them into the social and criminal justice context as it relates to law, police, courts, and corrections. The course also addresses the future development of ethics in everyday life.
This course will provide an opportunity for students to further their study of principles and concepts in the field and to apply their knowledge in a variety of application both in the traditional classroom setting and in work/job related experiences. The class will be an individualized, arranged course, with learning outcomes determined by the instructor in consultation with the student and permission of the School Dean.
This course will be an advanced guided experience for community college students to explore topics of interest in their field through research, field experience, presentation, computer applications, lab experience, or other project agreed upon between the student and the supervising faculty and is submitted to the dean in a written contract.
This course will examine all aspects of performing a thorough sex crime investigation. The course will also examine sexual behavior, theories of sexual deviance, nuisance sex behavior, incest, pedophilia and dangerous sex practices. The student will be further exposed to investigative issue such as: bite marks, latent prints, interrogation, and profiling.
This course is designed to provide the beginning student with a basic understanding of the history of terrorism, its impact on society, the domestic and foreign evolution of terrorism, various terrorist groups around the world, and the appeal of terrorism to fringe and un-empowered groups. The course will also examine the law enforcement responses to terrorism.
Terrorism, Counter Terrorism and Terrorism Response