Criminal Justice I (15051-I)

Criminal Justice I (15051-I)

Copyright 2019

Virginia Assignment Code: 8702

Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11

Duration: 36 weeks

Prerequisites: None

CTSO: SkillsUSA

Course Description:

Students are introduced to law, public safety, corrections, and security practices. Students examine contemporary issues in the criminal justice system and explore crime scene investigation, criminal investigation, court procedures, policing, and juvenile justice. This course provides a foundation for careers as lawyers, as forensics specialists, and as law enforcement and corrections officers. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here:

https://www.cteresource.org/career-clusters/law-public-safety-corrections-and-security/criminal-justice-i/