Criminal Justice & Security Administration

60 Week Day and 80 Week Evening Program

Associate in Applied Science Degree
96 Quarter Credit Hours

Why wait on the sidelines? Become the Hero of your own story.

Become the hero of your own story by securing your future with a Criminal Justice degree. The Criminal Justice & Security Administration degree program is designed to prepare students for employment in a wide variety of entry-level positions in security related fields within the government and private sector. Practical applications of various security service functions will be taught**

Things to Look Forward to

  • Field Trips
  • Prison Visits
  • Community Service
  • TBI Criminal Justice Club
  • Other Events

Program Description

The Criminal Justice and Security Administration degree program is designed to prepare students for employment in a wide variety of entry-level positions in security related fields within the government and private sector. Graduates will be able to plan, manage and supervise services provided by private security and government concerns. Students will be taught principles of basic security concepts and practices and will understand the fundamental concepts involved in Homeland Security and Terrorism, firearm safety and defensive tactics, electronic security, and surveillance as well as the broad concepts of constitutional law and criminal law. Practical applications of various security service function will be taught.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE & SECURITY ADMINISTRATION*PROGRAM OUTLINE

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE (39 Credits)
Students in all A.A.S. degree programs at TBI must participate in core General Education courses. The general education component of the A.A.S. degree requires a minimum of 39.0credit hours designed to meet the skills needed for an occupation. The general education components compriseCommunication, Humanities, Social/Behavioral Sciences, Mathematics and Physical/Life Sciences.

CORE REQUIREMENTS (51 Credits)
CJS 101 …………….Introduction to Criminal Justice…………………………………….. 4
CJS 102 …………….Basic Security Concepts & Practices ………………………………. 3
CJS 103A ………….Electronic Security & Surveillance Lab …………………………… 2
CJS 104 …………….Introduction to Criminology …………………………………………. 4
CJS 105 …………….First Responder & Emergency Procedures Seminar ………… 2
CJS 106 …………….Constitutional Law ………………………………………………………. 4
CJS 107 …………….Introductions to Corrections …………………………………………. 4
CJS 108 …………….Probation and Parole ……………………………………………………. 4
CJS 109 …………….Juvenile Delinquency/Juvenile Justice …………………………… 4
CJS 110 …………….Police Organization and Management …………………………….. 4
CJS 111 …………….Homeland Security and Terrorism ………………………………….. 4
CJS 112A ………….Communications & Case Reporting Workshop …………………. 2
CJS 201 …………….Criminal Law ……………………………………………………………….. 4
CJS 203A ………….Firearms Safety and Defensive Tactics Seminar ………………. 2
CJS 204 …………….Criminal Investigations ………………………………………………… 4

SUPPORT REQUIREMENTS (6 Credits)
BUS 101 ……………Keyboarding …………………………………………………………………. 2
CJSA299 …………..Integrative Seminar in Criminal Justice and Security……….. 2
Administration
CIS 101 …………….Introduction to Computers and Information Systems ……….. 2

“R” indicates a research component that is incorporated into this course to make it Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) compatible.
* Gainful Employment Disclosure Information: For information on graduation rates, the median debt of graduates
completing this program and other important information, visit http://www.tbiil.edu/CJSA/Gedt.html.

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** For detail information regarding entrance requirements, program description and learning outcomes see College’s Catalog