Oct 03, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CRMJ 1350 - Criminal Justice Career Planning

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
This course is designed to acquaint students with careers in criminal justice, and develop marketable skills to prepare them for the overall process of securing employment. Learn about needed knowledge, skills and abilities for criminal justice occupations, and enhance their communication and problem solving skills. Students will complete job searches, employment applications, and interview practitioners in the field. Students will be exposed to requirements for completing a background investigation, and be required to complete pre-employment forms. Students will develop a career portfolio and be required to complete mock employment interviews.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to locate and evaluate sources for finding employment opportunities in the criminal justice field.
  2. Develop an understanding of the complete hiring process for criminal justice occupations.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to complete mock panel interview, wear appropriate attire, and employ appropriate written and oral communication skills.
  4. Prepare and complete a career portfolio and resume.
  5. Communicate an understanding of various pre-employment assessments (polygraph, voice stress analysis, psychological interview, medical exam, civil service exams, and physical agility test.