Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
printCriminal Justice Technology-General (Non-Sworn) AS


Criminal Justice Technology / General (Non-Sworn) Concentration  (AS 2611)


Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/CriminalJustice


Program Description
This degree program is for students wanting a degree in Criminal Justice Technology, but are not sworn officers.
Course content includes police administration, criminal law, probation & parole, and criminal investigation.


Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.


Admission Requirements
No Special admission requirements for the program.


Completion Requirements
Successfully complete all of the courses in the program.


Program Length
The program can be finished in two years if you attend full time or three years if you attend part time.


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.


For More Information
Ed Richard, richarde@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3773



Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this program, you may seek employment as in a law enforcement agency or related business or company. Nationally, in 2006, seventy-nine percent were employed by local governments. State police agencies employed about 11 percent, and various Federal agencies employed about 7 percent. A small proportion worked for educational services, rail transportation, and contract investigation and security services.


Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State’s Bachelor of Applied Science program in Supervision and Management. For more information, see the web at www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Bachelor.

In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities which allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/