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Criminal Justice

Course title:  Criminal Justice I...................................................................................................... CREDIT 3.0 

Grades Eligible:  11-12

Description:  This is a career course intended for individuals who plan to pursue a vocation in some Criminal Justice related field.  The primary focus is an in-depth examination of the three branches of the American criminal justice system, specifically law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections. First year students will also be introduced to U.S. Constitutional Law, personal values systems, and forensic science. Students will also gain practical knowledge in crime scene investigation, professional ethics and leadership skills, and CPR.  Highlights of this course include competition at the SkillsUSA Missouri State Championships in Crime Scene Investigation and Practical Police Procedure, and various field trips to course related locations.

 

Course title:  Criminal Justice II..................................................................................................... CREDIT 3.0   

Grade Eligible:  12

Prerequisite:  Criminal Justice I

Description:  Second year students in this course will continue with a deeper analysis of the criminal justice system, forensic science and criminal investigations, but will also shift emphasis into independent study of areas of personal interest. Highlights of this course include competition at the SkillsUSA Missouri State Championships in Crime Scene Investigation and Practical Police Procedure, and various field trips to course related locations.  Exemplary students may have the opportunity to leave the classroom and participate in an internship.

 

Instructor: Andy Caton

Email: acaton@sikeston.k12.mo.us

Link to Mr. Caton’s page