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Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2017–2018 50 Associate of Arts Degree PRE-PROFESSIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE Have you always been fascinated with criminal behavior? Turn that interest into starting a path toward a rewarding career in the dynamic criminal justice field. Criminal justice is the application or study of laws regarding criminal behavior. Those who study criminal justice include the police, those working in a judiciary capacity, and lawyers who either defend or prosecute those accused of a crime. Others work to advocate for changes in the current system of criminal justice, such as those who render decisions regarding current laws. Knowledge of the laws, rights and privileges of victims and suspects is essential to aiming for justice in both the court and law enforcement systems. It is important that you contact the college or university to which you anticipate transferring credits to assure that core courses will transfer appropriately into your major. The objective of this program is to prepare you to transfer to another institution to obtain a Baccalaureate degree. _R_E_Q_U__IR_E__D_ _C_O_R__E_ C__O_U_R__S_E_S_ _(O__N_L_I_N_E_ _O_N_L_Y__) _______________ Course # Title Credits CRJ100-A Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 CRJ120-A Introduction to Corrections 3 CRJ130-A Criminal Law 3 CRJ141-A Criminal Investigation 3 CRJ200-A Criminology 3 _C_R_J_1_0_1_-_A______E_t_h_ic_s_ _in_ _C_r_im_i_n_a_l _J_u_s_ti_ce____________________3_ NOTE: Required to take a minimum of 45 general education credits as listed on page 48 and SDV108-A The College Experience unless exemptions apply. PRE-PROFESSIONAL EARLY CHILDHOOD A degree in early childhood education trains professionals for work with children below the typical school age, usually children between three and five. The curriculum in this educational track includes child psychology, parenting, and early learning strategies. Most professionals in this field work in elementary or pre-schools. It is important that you contact the college or university to which you anticipate transferring credits to assure that core courses will transfer appropriately into your major. The objective of this program is to prepare you to transfer to another institution to obtain a Baccalaureate degree. _R_E_Q_U__IR_E__D_ _C_O_R__E_ C__O_U_R__S_E_S_ _(O__N_L_I_N_E_ _O_N_L_Y_)________________ Course # Title Credits ECE103-E Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3 ECE295-E Supervision of Childcare Services 5 ECE243-E Early Childhood Guidance 3 ECE245-E Guidance and Intervention 3 _P_E_H_2_0_5_-_A______C__h_ild_h_o_o_d_ _H_e_a_l_th_,_ S_a_f_e_ty_,_ a_n_d_ _N_u_t_ri_tio_n_________3_ NOTE: Required to take a minimum of 45 general education credits as listed on page 48 and SDV108-A The College Experience unless exemptions apply.


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