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Criminal Justice Technology: Public Safety Services

CJPSS-AS


Anna Goree, Advisor, AC (727) 341-4456
Michael Hughes, Lead Instructor, AC (727) 341-4146
Brian Frank, Dean, AC (727) 341-4503


This program is administered at the Allstate Center.

The goal of this program is to prepare the student with a diverse background in the history, philosophy, organization and operation of the various arenas of public safety and their respective processes. The flexibility of this degree is that the student is allowed to select an option/sub plan and still be able to receive a well rounded foundation of the public safety field. The Associate in Science degree program allows students to not only graduate with an AS degree, but also be able to meet the entrance requirements to continue the BAS degree in Public Safety.

Special Admission Requirements:
1.     Complete SPC application
2.     Take SPC Placement Test
3.     Completion of any remedial course work
4.     Attend an advising session with the program office
 
Special Graduation Requirements:
1.     A grade of “C” or better in all designated major and support courses in this program.
2.     Completion of an End of Program Assessment Examination.

Additional Information:
Must have permission of the program office before registering.

 

APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20132/0480 (BEGINNING 12/14/2013) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~


SPECIAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
1. Complete SPC application
2. Take SPC Placement Test
3. Completion of any remedial course work
4. Attend an advising session with the program office
SPECIAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:
1. A grade of “C” or better in all designated major and support courses in this program.
2. Completion of an End of Program Assessment Examination.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
1. *Must have permission of the program office before registering.
2. **Must have completed the St. Petersburg College Basic Law Enforcement Academy or Basic Corrections Academy, taken and passed the FDLE State Exam, and completed any necessary preparations to have these academy credits transferred to or accepted by SPC.  Other credits may be awarded from other FDLE Certified Training schools via the SPC Experiential Learning Program.

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (22 credits)
* Enhanced World View Requirement
ENC 1101 - COMPOSITION I or (Honors) 3
ENC 1102 - COMPOSITION II or (any approved equivalent course from Section 2 of the Communication General Education Requirement ) 3
SPC 1017 INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH COMMUNICATION 3
     or (SPC 1017H, SPC 1065, SPC 1608, or SPC 1608H)
* Humanities/Fine Arts Approved Course 3
Mathematics - One college level course with MAC, MAP, MAS, MGF, MTG or STA prefix 3
PHI 1600 STUDIES IN APPLIED ETHICS 3
     or PHI 1602H

SUPPORT COURSES ( 3 credits)
(SATISFIES SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT)
Select any 3-credit course with a POS, PSY, or SYG
prefix.

SUPPORT COURSES (1 credit)
(SATISFIES GENERAL EDUCATION COMPUTER COMPETENCY REQUIREMENT)
Competency may be demonstrated by completing the
Computer Information and Literacy Exam (CGS 1070T)
OR by successful completion of one of the approved
Computer/Information Literacy Competency courses.
CGS 1070 BASIC COMPUTER AND INFORMATION LITERACY 1
CGS 1100 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3
EME 2040 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3

MAJOR COURSES (18 credits)
CCJ 1020 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3
CCJ 2704 SURVEY OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3
CJE 1202 CRIME AND DELINQUENCY 3
CJE 2605 INVESTIGATIVE TRENDS 3
CJL 2062 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND RULES OF EVIDENCE 3
ENC 2210 TECHNICAL WRITING 3

Subplan A: HOMELAND SECURITY (HLS) (24 credits)
DSC 1002 DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM 3
DSC 1004 INTRODUCTION TO THE NRF AND NIMS 3
DSC 1033 WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION 3
DSC 1222 PSYCHOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION VICTIMS 3
DSC 1552 CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION 3
DSC 1562 HOMELAND SECURITY THREAT STRATEGY 3
DSC 1631 TERRORISM RESPONSE PLANNING 3
DSC 1751 HOMELAND SECURITY POLICY AND LAW 3

OR
b Subplan B: LAW ENFORCEMENT (LAW ENF) (24 credits)
Credits articulated and applied from completion of the PSAV Law Enforcement Academy can be used to fulfill the required 24 credits for Subplan D. Students completing this degree using this option must meet with the program office or the SEPSI Advisor in order to be certain all requirements of this option have been fulfilled.

OR
b Subplan C: CORRECTIONS (COR) (21 credits for Corrections Academy*, 24 credits for CJ required)
Credits articulated and applied from completion of the PSAV Corrections Academy can be used towards fulfillment of the required 24 credits for Subplan E. Students completing this degree using this option must meet with the program office or the SEPSI Advisor in order to be certain all requirements of this option have been fulfilled. Courses will be identified later.

* as determined by the year of graduation (see b).

OR
Subplan D: CROSS DISCIPLINE (CRJ) (24 credits)

Any courses with CCJ, CJB, CJD, CJC, CJE, CJL, CJT or DSC prefixes.

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS

64

Must have completed the St. Petersburg College Basic Law Enforcement Academy or Basic Corrections Academy, taken and passed the FDLE State Exam, and completed any necessary preparations to have these academy credits transferred to or accepted by SPC. Other credits may be awarded from other FDLE Certified Training schools via the SPC Experiential Learning Program.

C&I 4/26/2013~ BOT 8/20/2013