Programs & Courses
CJLS 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice Careers
Introduction to Criminal Justice Careers
The focus of this course involves the study of the philosophy and history of careers within the criminal justice profession. Topics include orientation to a broad variety of criminal justice careers including: law enforcement, correctional services, security agencies and their organizational structures. The basics of risk identification; quantification; prioritization; and the risk transfer process will be reviewed. Additionally, a component on interagency communications will be presented. Students will also gain an understanding of the importance of recording accurate and thorough professional notebooks.