Justice Studies/Homeland Security - Academic Certificate

Curriculum Code: 235

Program Information
This program is designed to prepare students to enter the burgeoning fields of emergency preparedness, disaster management, counterterrorism, and security. The program builds on a strong foundation of courses in Criminal Justice, supplementing this background with the more analytical aspects of homeland security and specific training in forensics and cybercrime.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Certificate programs provide specific career skills development as well as the opportunity to test an area of interest, or enhance a degree program. Students who complete a certificate program can continue to obtain a degree.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Discuss the history and philosophy of the components of the criminal justice system and their relationships to Homeland Security. •Recognize the formal and informal political and community structures that affect criminal justice agencies and Homeland Security. •Describe the fundamental concepts and principles of Homeland Security management and administration employed throughout governmental levels of local, state and federal operations.


Gainful Employment Information:
http://www.cccnj.edu/ge/Justice%20Studies%20Homeland%20Security/ GE%20-%20Justice%20Studies%20Homeland%20Security.html

Program Requirements (24)
Credits
CJ
115
Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice
3
CJ
120
Cybercrime
3
CJ
130
Introduction to Emergency Management
3
CJ
141
CJ Supervision: Theory-Practice & Leadership
3
CJ
205
Criminal Investigation
3
CJ
206
Introduction to Terrorism
3
CJ
207
Administration of Justice
3
PS
201
American Federal Government
3

General Education Requirements (6)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3

Total Credits: (30)