STRUCTURE

This is a two year programme which provides training for persons interested in the Criminal Justice Profession

 

MISSION

The TCICC Associates Degree in Criminal Justice Program seeks to educate highly competent, compassionate, committed and ethical associate level Criminal Justice students so that they will be known by their ability to ensure justice through theory and practice of the core components of criminal justice. The motto of the Associates Degree in Criminal Justice Program is: “A world without justice is a world without peace!”

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Associates Degree in Criminal Justice Program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education by combining a core set of general education courses with specialized courses in criminal justice. The program lays the foundation for a broad base of knowledge with general education courses in a variety of subject areas. In addition, courses within the program discipline, such as Criminal Law, Criminal Investigation, and Juvenile Justice focus on preparing students for careers within the criminal justice field.

 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

After completing the Criminal Justice program, students will be able to:

  1. Discuss how laws are created, the history of law enforcement, the court system, and the changing philosophies of the Turks and Caicos and English correctional system.
  2. Use critical thinking, creative and logical analysis, strategies, techniques, and the application of theory to solve complex problems related to police officer responsibilities.
  3. Discuss the ideals of justice and the ethical behavior that criminal justice professionals should exhibit in the furtherance of justice.
  4. Explain the investigation process and apply specific investigative and information- gathering techniques to meet the evidentiary requirements of specific crimes.
  5. Demonstrate a foundation of computer and information systems knowledge, technical skills, and a basic understanding of computer applications.
  6. Identify and apply the fundamental principles of public speaking, speech criticism, audience analysis, and effective delivery techniques.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the broad implications of technological innovation on social organization in terms of personal, political, economic, and environmental issues.
  8. Demonstrate proficiency with English composition, including the ability to develop essays, revise and edit one’s work, and conduct academic research.
  9. Demonstrate basic mathematical skill by describing mathematical reasoning and logic as the basis for data analysis, and by applying the major concepts of college-level algebra.

Be prepared to enter a Bachelor’s Degree program in Criminal Justice without any additional academic preparation.

Course Code Course Name

Credits

CW Weighting Exam Weighting Year

Semester

ENG2111 Introduction to Academic Writing

3

40 60 Year 1

Semester 1

CIS2110 Introduction to Computers II

3

40 60 Year 1

Semester 1

LAW2111 Introduction to Law Legal System

3

40 60 Year 1

Semester 1

PSY2111 Introduction to Psychology

3

40 60 Year 1

Semester 1

RES2111 Introduction to Research

2

40 60 Year 1

Semester 1

TCI2111 TCI Studies

2

40 60 Year 1

Semester 1

ENG2122 Comm. in Organizations & Public Communication

3

40 60 Year 1

Semester 2

CMJ2122 Criminal Justice and Ethics

3

40 60 Year 1

Semester 2

CMJ2121 Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

40 60 Year 1

Semester 2

LAN2101 Introduction to Spanish

3

40 60 Year 1

Semester 2

LAW2122 Machinery Justice & Legal Personnel

3

40 60 Year 1

Semester 2

MTH2117 Principles of Statistics

4

40 60 Year 1

Semester 2

CMJ2213 Community Policing

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 1

CMJ2212 Corrections: Systems and Functions

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 1

CMJ2211 Criminal Justice & Cyber-Based Crimes

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 1

MGT2201 Intro. to Administrative Principles & Practices

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 1

FSC2111 Introduction to Forensic Sciences

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 1

SOC2111 Introduction to Sociology

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 1

CMJ2223 Criminal Investigations

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 2

LAW2221 Criminal Law

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 2

CMJ2224 Criminology

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 2

CMJ2222 Juvenile Gangs and Justice

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 2

CMJ2225 Narcotics Investigations

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 2

CMJ2221 Organized Crimes: Issues and Impacts

3

40 60 Year 2

Semester 2

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