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Criminal Justice Technology, A.S.

Criminal Justice Technology, A.S.

Communications Area  CH
 •+*ENC1101, English I 3
 +*ENC1102, English II or +*ENC2210, Technical Writing 3
Humanities Area 3
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement  
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement  
Literature See General Education Requirement  
Mathematics Area
  See General Education Requirement  3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences •PSY2012 or •SYG2000, Psychology/Sociology 3
Government •POS2041, American National Government 3
Major Courses

COBS and LEBS refer to State of Florida Correctional and Law Enforcement Officer certification training programs.  SOCE refers to the State Officer Certification Examination related to those programs.  All other training programs will be evaluated by designated advisor on an individual basis. 

Law Enforcement Basic Standards (LEBS) (with passing SOCE) (15 hrs.)  or Correctional Officer Basic Standards (COBS)(with passing SOCE) (12 crs.) or Crime Scene Technology Certificate (28 hrs.)

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 Computer Usage Elective 3
 CCJ1010, Introduction to Criminology 3
 CCJ1020, Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
 SPC1608, Introduction to Public Speaking 3
 MAN2021, Principles of Management 3

Electives:

+LEBS with passing SOCE elective hours (12) +COBS with passing SOCE elective hours (15) Other students without LEBS, COBS, or Crime Scene Technology certificate elective hours (27) CCJ1191, #CJC1000, CJC2162, #CJE1000, #CJE1300, #CJE1500, +#CJE1640, #CJE1642, #CJE1770, +#CJE1772, #CJE2400, #CJE2600, #CJE2640, #CJE2644, +#CJE2671, #CJE2672,  +#CJE2676, #CJJ1001, CJJ2002, CJL2100,CJL2130, #CJL2610, or other electives as approved by advisor

Law Enforcement Total Core Hours  30
Corrections Total Core Hours  27
Crime Scene Total Core Hours  43
Other Students Total Core Hours  15
Electives
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDIT HOURS  60
+Crime Scene Certificate elective hours  0
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDIT HOURS for Crime Scene 61

• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

# Applies to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

Public Safety Division

The Division of Public Safety is housed on the North Bay Campus. Contact the division’s administrative assistant with general questions related to Public Safety. Contact your program coordinator with specific questions about degree or certificate program requirements. 

Charles Abbott Administrative Building Room # 110
637 Hwy 2300
Panama City, FL 32409
850-872-3878 

Public Safety Division Website

Division of Public Safety Chair
Gregory S. May (gmay@gulfcoast.edu)
850-769-1551, ext. 5601

Public Safety Administrative Assistant
Elizabeth Kelly (ekelley@gulfcoast.edu)
850-769-1551, ext. 5602 

Public Safety Faculty

Name Title Phone Email
John Ammons Instructor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5613 jammons@gulfcoast.edu
Douglas Boortz Instructor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5511 dboortz@gulfcoast.edu
Daniel Finley Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5603 dfinley@gulfcoast.edu
Kevin Granberg Instructor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5606 kgranberg@gulfcoast.edu
Nick Rivera Instructor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5605 nrivera@gulfcoast.edu
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