60 Week Day and 80 Week Evening Program Occupational Disclosures
Associate in Applied Science Degree
97 Quarter Credit Hours
Program Objectives: The Criminal Justice and Security Administration degree program is designed to prepare students for employment in corporate or other private security management settings, and for a wide range of entry-level positions within government offices responsible for law enforcement and criminal justice administration. For individuals who are currently employed in entry level positions in the field of criminal justice, the Criminal Justice and Security Administration degree program will provide a solid educational foundation for professional development and advancement.
The President at Taylor Business Institute will allow Service Learning to be taught through the Basic Security Concepts & Practices course in the Criminal Justice and Security Department. Service Learning at Taylor Business Institute is defined as a teaching method that enriches learning by empowering students through meaningful service that benefit the common good, expressing when and as possible the concerns of the communities from which Taylor Business Institute students come. Service learning must be coordinated and structured by the college. It is an activity that is integrated into and influences the life-long learning of Taylor Business Institute’s students. Service learning must have a component and an articulated learning outcome.
Career Opportunities: Opportunities for government employment in this field include positions in law enforcement and corrections at the municipal, state and federal levels. Graduates are prepared for jobs such as probation officer, emergency response management team member, customs agent, federal security agent and Homeland Security agent. Other career opportunities include positions in corporate or other private security management, retail or industrial loss prevention, and insurance investigation.
Entrance Requirements: See Admission Policies on pages 17-24 of the TBI academic catalog.
Training Equipment: Equipment used will include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) machines for CPR training, computers, first-aid kits, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) machines, and other pertinent equipment used in the criminal justice field.
Class Size: Classes range in size from 15 to 25 students, with the typical class consisting of 20 students.
|GENERAL EDUCATION (36 Credits)||Humanities|
|Communications||HUM 102||Intro to Logic & Critical Thinking||4|
|ENG 101||English Composition I||4||Mathematics|
|ENG 102R||English Composition II||4||MAT 103||Intermediate Algebra||4|
|SPH 101||Speech||4||MAT 130||Quantitative Literacy||4|
|Life Sciences||Social & Behavioral Sciences||4|
|BIO 119||Environmental Biology||4||PSY 107||Psychology or|
|BIO 120L||Environmental Biology Lab||4||SOC 108||Sociology|
|CORE REQUIREMENTS (51 Credits)||CORE REQUIREMENTS (Contd…)|
|CJS 101||Introduction to Criminal Justice||4||CJS 203A||Firearms Safety and Defensive Tactics Seminar||2|
|CJS 102||Basic Security Concepts & Practices||3||CJS 204||Criminal Investigations||4|
|CJS 103A||Electronic Security & Surveillance Lab||2|
|CJS 104||Introduction to Criminology||4||SUPPORT REQUIREMENTS (9 Credits)|
|CJS 105||First Responder & Emergency Procedures Seminar||2||BUS 101||Keyboarding||2|
|CJS 106||Constitutional Law||4||BUS 110||College Readiness||3|
|CJS 107||Introductions to Corrections||4||BUS 200A||Employment Preparation Seminar||2|
|CJS 108||Probation and Parole||4||CIS 101||Introduction to Computers and Information Systems||2|
|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|
“R” indicates a research component that is incorporated into this course to make it Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) compatible.