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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Justice Studies / Homeland Security, A.S. (Cumberland)

​​Description

This option will examine threats to the U.S.
homeland with insight into the implications
for maintaining homeland security. The
concentration will examine this new concept
for America and the basic responsibilities
of defending the United States. This
includes the study of counterterrorism and
antiterrorism, law enforcement, border and
transportation security, critical infrastructure
protection, and emergency response.
Program Goals
Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:
·Demonstrate knowledge of the current trends, problems and concerns of the
contemporary criminal justice, including terrorism, hate crime, cybercrime and
societal violence.
·Identify the role of each component of the US criminal justice system.
·Demonstrate knowledge of the US Constitution and the constitutional
implication of the criminal procedure in the US as applied to arrest, use of
force, and search and seizure.
·Identify the moral, ethical and legal obligations of criminal justice
professionals.
·Recognize the roles of various criminal justice professions.
·Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources
related to the profession.

Admissions
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate

You’ll be ready for immediate employment
or you can transfer to a four-year college.
CCC has transfer agreements in criminal
justice with several colleges, and graduates
have transferred to scores of colleges and
universities throughout the years.
As a graduate of a fully accredited
community college, your coursework will
be received with full credit transfer at
most state colleges, public and private
universities across the country. The NJ
Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State
legislature assures seamless transfer of
credits toward junior standing at NJ state
colleges and universities.
This program is designed for students
who wish to examine threats to the U.S.
homeland with insight into the implications
for maintaining homeland security. Students
who choose this options will understand
the responsibilities of defending the United
States.
Career Opportunities
​Law enforcement, law, corrections and private investigation.​

Disclaimer: 
The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.

 


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