Criminal Justice I & II

criminaljusticecoverCRIMINAL JUSTICE I Course No. 8702


acecolorhswebvsacecolorhermemailAdvanced Career Education (ACE) Centers at Hermitage and Highland Springs

2 years – 6 high school credits and 6 college credits

State Course Name: Criminal Justice

criminal-justiceThis course is designed for juniors and seniors who are considering careers in criminal justice. Students will explore the occupations, activities, and procedures involved in the criminal justice system. An integral aspect of the program is the participation of local, state, federal, and private criminal justice/law enforcement agencies with demonstrations, field trips, and lectures. Major units of study include: crime prevention; search and seizure; juvenile justice system; court proceedings; criminal investigations; crime scene investigation; patrol procedures; security, private agencies; laws of arrest; criminology and law; criminal law and forensic science. Other related areas of Public Safety could include paramedic, rescue and firefighter training and careers.

logoCriminal Justice I and II are dual credit courses through ECPI University. Credits are earned toward completing a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. Here are the courses covered:

CTE Criminal Justice I –  6 Credits

ECPI University/CJ100 Introduction into Criminal Justice – 3 Credits

ECPI University/CJ105 Criminal Law – 3 Credits

CTE Criminal Justice II – 6 Credits

ECPI University/CJ125 Criminal Procedures – 3 Credits

ECPI University/CJ200 Investigations – 3 Credits

After completing Criminal Justice I and II at CTE the 12 credits you earn from ECPI University are equivalent to 1 semester toward your degree at ECPI University. In 2.5 years, you can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. An Associate Degree program is also available which prepares the graduate for entry level employment in the Criminal Justice field.

Average tuition and fee cost with ECPI University $4,900 for 12 to 18 credit hours for a full time student.

Cost to Henrico CTE student is $0

Cost of books is $0

For questions please click here to email the Pre-Engineering and Industrial Careers, Agricultural Education, and JROTC Specialist or visit their page here.

Employment Outlook according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics , click here.

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