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Criminal Justice (AA.CJS)



This program is designed for students desiring to enter a criminal justice field (law enforcement, corrections, probation, etc.) directly upon graduation or for students desiring to transfer to a 4 year college/university.  This is a sample list of major requirements. University requirements may specifically require certain courses so the student should consult a counselor or his or her academic advisor prior to registering.


Specific graduation requirements are identified through degree audit. Additional developmental courses in math, reading and English may be required based on placement scores. Only courses with a course number of 100 or higher meet graduation requirements for AA/AS/AES degrees.


For more information contact:
Dustin Heuerman
(217) 234-5310
dheuerman2186@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
ENG 120
Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


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Composition I *
3
CJS 150
Focuses on an overview of the justice system with emphasis on the total system of police, courts, and corrections.

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Introduction to Criminal Justice
3
CJS 156
A study of the concept of social order, examining criminal law. Crime is defined and examined as is criminal responsibility, mental state, physical act and other fundamental legal doctrines.

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Criminal Law
3
N/A

Science (IAI L)
4
CIS 160
Provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of software on the PC. These learning activities include MS Windows, Word Processing, Spreadsheet Design,Database Management, Internet access, and presentation program. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Practical Software Applications *
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
ENG 121
Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


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Composition II *
3
CJS 152
Focuses on the fundamentals of investigation, crime scene applications, and investigative techniques and procedures. Upon completion of this course, the student will understand the theory and practicality of investigation from crime scene to courtroom.

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Criminal Investigation I
3
N/A

Science (IAI P)
4
N/A

Math (IAI M1) *
3
N/A

Humanities/Fine Arts (IAI H)
3
SOC 280
Study of human interaction focusing on social influences shaping personality, structure and dynamics of human society. Topics include: sociological perspective, culture, society, social interaction; social change in global perspective; socialization; families; social class; and social stratification; race and ethnicity; and deviance.

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Introduction to Sociology
3
  Total Semester Hours:
19
 

Second Year
First Semester
SPE 111
Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

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Introduction to Speech Communication
3
CJS 166
Enables the student to develop an understanding of the current problems in correctional institutions. Sentencing trends, alternatives to incarceration, inmate life of population, and their effect on the system will be examined.

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Corrections
3
N/A

Humanities/Fine Arts (IAI F)
3
N/A

Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)
3
CJS 160
Focuses on the application of Constitutional law. Procedural responsibilities of the police as they apply to the constitutional rights of the individual will be emphasized.


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Criminal Evidence and Procedures *
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Second Semester
CJS 158
Designed to familiarize the student with development and trends in the juvenile justice system. It includes delinquency prevention, causation of juvenile crime, and treatment and control of the juvenile delinquent.

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Juvenile Justice
3
N/A

Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)
3
N/A

Humanities/Fine Arts (IAI H)
3
HED 178
The purpose of the American Red Cross Responding to Emergency course is to provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life.

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Responding to Emergencies
2
PSY 271
Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

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Introduction to Psychology
3
  Total Semester Hours:
14
 


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