DRAFT CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024
- New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this draft catalog.
- Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this draft catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
- This catalog is a draft to be finalized in the Spring of 2023. The policies, courses and programs described are not applicable until the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.
This program is for students who are interested in a career in law enforcement, corrections, security, or the court and legal system. The Associates in Science degree will allow a student to pursue a career immediately upon completion or to transfer to a four-year institution. The program offers a general track in criminal justice or students can choice from the eight areas of concentration.
Degree concentration areas include:
- Criminal Justice: Computer Crime Investigations, AS (CRJS-AS-CCI) - Manchester and Naugatuck Valley
- Criminal Justice: Corrections, AS (CRJS-AS-COR) - Asnuntuck, Gateway, Houstonic, and Tunxis
- Criminal Justice: Criminal Investigations, AS (CRJS-AS-CRI) - Houstonic and Manchester
- Criminal Justice: Homeland Security, AS (CRJS-AS-HLS) - Three Rivers and Tunxis
- Criminal Justice: Juvenile Justice, AS (CRJS-AS-JJS) - Gateway and Middlesex
- Criminal Justice: Law and Legal, AS (CRJS-AS-LL) - Housatonic and Manchester
- Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement, AS (CRJS-AS-LE) - All campuses
- Criminal Justice: Victimology, AS (CRJS-AS-VCT) Capital, Gateway, Middlesex and Naugatuck Valley
Criminal Justice Program Goals:
- Complete an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice.
- Acquire the skills necessary to secure employment within field of criminal justice.
- Transfer into a Bachelor Degree Program.
Criminal Justice Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the roles of police, courts and corrections and explain the functions they serve within the criminal justice system and the community.
- Apply principles of constitutional and criminal laws that protect the rights of and regulates conduct of a culturally diverse society.
- Demonstrate knowledge of theories, principles, processes of the criminal justice system.
- Prepare written documents and deliver oral presentations related to the criminal justice field.