Criminal Justice Pathway
* College level pathway offered through Athens Technical College.
* Available for 11th and 12th grade students in Clarke County School District.
CRJU 1010: Introduction to Criminal Justice
This course introduces the development and organization of the criminal justice system in the United States. Topics include: the American criminal justice system; constitutional limitations; organization of enforcement, adjudication and corrections; and career opportunities and requirements.
CRJU 1030: Corrections
This course provides an analysis of all phases of the American correctional system and practices, including its history, procedures and objectives. Topics include: history and evolution of correctional facilities; legal and administrative problems; institutional facilities and procedures; probation, parole and prerelease programs; alternative sentencing; rehabilitation; community involvement; and staffing.
CRJU 1040: Principles of Law Enforcement
This course examines the principles of the organization, administration and duties of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Topics include: history and philosophy of law enforcement, evaluation of administrative practices, problems in American law enforcement agencies, emerging concepts, professionalism and community crime prevention programs.