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Criminal Justice-Public Police Services Associate in Applied Science

Public Safety Criminal Justice - Public Police Services

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

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Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

60

Program/Plan Number

294

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes
 

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

15  CH
Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees and speak to an advisor.  The A.A.S. model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.

Program Core Requirements

33  CH
​Student should choose only one course from the courses of Political Science 201, Psychology 201, OR Sociology 201.
Computer Information Systems
CIS 120
Intro to Microcomputers 3
Fundamental concepts of computer information systems as applied to microcomputers in business and personal use; includes hands-on experience with a variety of microcomputer software. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the Consent of Departments Chairperson.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Criminal Justice
CRM JUS 102
Administration of Criminal Justice 3
Operation of the agencies of criminal justice: police, prosecution, courts, correctional institutions, probation and parole. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 114
Administration of Juvenile Justice 3
Studies in the etiology of juvenile delinquency, analysis of the agencies of control of juvenile behavior, and the roles of courts and correctional institutions in the administration of juvenile justice. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 202
Issues In Criminal Justice 3
Critical issues related to crime and urban society; analysis and evaluation of documents in the field of Criminal Justice. Consideration of newly proposed reforms and the method of implementing these reforms. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 211
Intro To Investigation 3
Intensive study and analysis in investigative procedures; strategy and tactics of obtaining and analyzing evidence through testimonial evidence, physical evidence and records; reconstructing the crime; preservation of evidence and case preparation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 221
Police Organization & Management 3
Police organization as a means by which police goals are achieved. Variations in organizational patterns resulting from differing and changing objectives of police service. Analysis and evaluation of urban law enforcement problems and procedures. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 222
Professional Responsibility 3
Examination of professional ethics and legal responsibilities of the criminal justice practitioner. Legal accountability of criminal justice practitioners; principles and techniques of stress management for maintenance of performance and health. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 234
Criminal Law & Procedure 3
Analysis of the nature of substantive criminal law, with emphasis on its historical and philosophical development in the United States. Examination of constitutional rights of the defendant, as these relate to arrest, rules of evidence, and courtroom procedure at pre-trial and trial level. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 256
Constitutional Law 3
Study of the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, as these govern police and court procedures and the rights of citizens. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Political Science
POL SCI 201
The National Government 3
Development, organization, and functioning of the American national government; origin, growth, and interpretation of the Constitution; and legislative, executive, and judicial processes; administrative development, controls, organization and activities. Successful completion of this course may be used to fulfill the graduation requirement to pass the United States Constitution examination. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Psychology
PSYCH 201
General Psychology 3
Historical survey of psychology and a study of the sensory and perceptual processes: learning, thinking, remembering, emotional behavior, motivation, mechanism of adjustment, and the total personality. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Sociology
SOC 201
Intro To the Study Of Society 3
Characteristics of group life, the effect of the group on human conduct, and the interrelationships between society, culture, and the individual. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

12  CH
The courses listed below in Criminal Justice and English disciplines are recommended for elective credit as well as other courses recommended by a college Academic Advisor​.​  
Criminal Justice
CRM JUS 155
Introduction To Corrections 3
This course covers the history and development of corrections at the local, state and federal levels with emphasis on the goals, structure, and operations of correctional institutions. Included are alternatives to incarceration and the future of corrections within the American criminal justice system. This course is equivalent to the Illinois Articulation Initiatives Criminal Justice course numbered CRJ-911. Written assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Criminal Justice 102, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 250
Introduction To Criminology 3
This course covers the basics of criminology, criminological theories, principles and concepts, and the history and development of criminology. Included is the study of society's reaction to crime and criminals as well as those organizations and agencies designed to combat crime. This course is equivalent to the Illinois Articulation Initiatives Criminal Justice course numbered CRJ-912. Written assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Criminal Justice 102, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
English
ENGLISH 107-1
Report Writing 3
Letters and reports, methods of collecting and organizing data, and methods of presenting facts and ideas effectively. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

 CH
Total Minimum Credit Hours
 

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