Career Choices in Criminal Justice
1COURSE TITLE: / COURSE NUMBER:
Career Choices in Criminal Justice CJB 2301COURSE DESCRIPTION:
A course designed for criminal justice majors to help plan a realistic career choice and life goals through the development of self evaluation, career awareness and career decision making skills. Students will explore the various criminal justice opportunities and set a goal.
1 Semester Credit HourPREREQUISITES:
NAME(S) OF INSTRUCTOR(S): / Program Availability
DATE OF LAST REVISION / 2010-11
REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: (Please include title, author, publisher, edition & ISBN)
Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion, 6th Edition 2010, Ham/Hess, Published by Humanities and Social Sciences ISBN 9780495600329
The standing of a student in each course is expressed by one of the following letters and corresponding grading system:
A – 93 – 100
B – 83 – 92
C – 70 – 82
D – 60 – 69
F – Below 60
See your Syllabus Supplement for individual instructor practices.
The Chipola Catalog provides specific information regarding other outcomes from the grading system. A student’s Grade Point Average is derived from the grading system/quality point scale.LINKING COURSE-LEVEL OUTCOMES WITH DICIPLINE-SPECIFIC COMPENTENCIES AND ASSESSMENT METHODS.
CJB 2301, Career Choice in Criminal Justice, is highly recommended for the criminal justice major, but is not required.
- Summarize the juvenile justice career fields
- Summarize the court system career opportunities
- Summarize careers in Corrections
- Summarize careers in Law Enforcement
- Summarize careers in the private sector
- Summarize careers in the federal system
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES FORCJB 2301,CAREER CHOICES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
See chart, last page.
MEANS OF ACCOMPLISHING OUTCOMES:
In this class attendance is required. Guest speakers, special resources, and lecture information related to the selected topics will be presented in class and it will be impossible to make up the work provided by guests. Students will have unit tests, and provide projects.
LIBRARY AND ON-LINE REFERENCE MATERIALS:
The library is a comprehensive, learning resource center providing information in print, electronic, and multimedia format to support the educational objectives of the College. In addition to print media, online catalogs and resources can be accessed through and Library hours are posted each semester at the building entrance.
Chipola’s website is located at
The InformationTechnologyCenter, located in the library, is equipped with computer workstations. Lab hours are posted each semester at the building entrance.
- Juvenile Justice
- Court systems
- Law Enforcement
- Private systems
- Federal systems
ATTENDANCE AND WITHDRAWAL POLICIES:
Withdrawal policy as stated in the Chipola Catalog.
Chipola allows each instructor to specify in the instructor handout the makeup policy. Please see your first day handout for individual instructor policy.
ACADEMIC HONOR CODE POLICY:
Students are expected to uphold the Academic Honor Code. ChipolaCollege’s Honor Code is based on the premise that each student has the responsibility to
1) uphold the highest standards of academic honesty in his/her own work;
2) refuse to tolerate academic dishonesty in the college community; and
3) Foster a high sense of honor and social responsibility on the part of students.
Further information regarding the Academic Honor Code may be found in the Chipola Catalog, Student Governance section.
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES POLICY:
ChipolaCollege is committed to making all programs and facilities accessible to anyone with a disability. Chipola’s goal is for students to obtain maximum benefit from their educational experience and to effectively transition into the college environment.
Students with disabilities are requested to voluntarily contact the Office of Students with Disabilities to complete the intake process and determine their eligibility for reasonable accommodations.
LINKING COURSE-LEVEL OUTCOMES WITH DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES AND ASSESSMENT METHODSCOURSE LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING
OUTCOMES FOR CJB 2301
The student will: / COLLEGE-LEVEL AND
DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC GENERAL EDUCATION COMPETENCIES* / ASSESSMENT
Conduct an in-dept self study related to career choices / SS-1 / UT
T = Tests
Pre/Post = Pre- and Post-Tests
OT = Objective Tests
UT = Unit Tests
Q = Quizzes
F = Final Examination
CF = Cumulative Final / SP = Skills Performance
SD = Skills Demonstration
W = Writing Assignments
E = Essays
DE = Documented Essays
RP = Research papers
J = Jury
R = Recital / Proj. = Projects
Exp. = Experiments
Cap. Proj. = Capstone Project
Cap. Course = Capstone Course
Prac. = Practicum
Intern. = Internship
H = Homework / Clin. = Clinicals
Port. = Portfolio
Obs. = Teacher Observation
Sk. Check = Skills Check-off Curriculum Frameworks
For a list of Chipola’s College-Level Competencies, see
Career Choices in Criminal Justice