Grade Level: 11, 12
Credits: 4.5 per year (1.5 per trimester)
Dates: Year-Long Program
Program Description: The Criminal Justice program is designed to prepare students with preliminary training for careers in law enforcement. Upon completion of this program, students will have a working knowledge of criminal law, policing procedures, forensics, and their application to various divisions of the criminal justice system.
High School Credit Equivalencies: 1.5 - Fitness & Conditioning Activities, 1.5 CWI or Civics, 1.5 - CTE
For specific school district equivalencies, see the Program Credit Equivalencies document located on the home page.
College Credits (Subject to Change):
Students who successfully meet course competencies and who earn a grade of C or better may be eligible to receive college credit from one of the following institutions:
Pierce College - up to 17 credits
Certifications: FEMA ICS 100, 200 & 700; First Aid/CPR
Careers in this field:
Police officer - Lawyer - Paralegal - Military Police - Correctional Officer - Probation Officer