Criminal Justice

Program Description
This Career-Technical Education Program, located at Cuyahoga Falls High School, offers students opportunities to gain knowledge of the American Criminal Justice System and Police Work and Practice in Public Safety. Areas of concentration available for Level II include Corrections and Security and Protective Services.

3D Lab Room and Course

Instruction Video

Skills Necessary for Success
  • Ability to carry out detailed tasks and follow multi-part directions
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to visualize completed projects
  • Reading comprehension projects
  • Reading comprehension and technical writing skills
  • Ability to break down a problem and systematically check each part until a solution is found
Recommendations
  • Average G.P.A. of 2.5 for Algebra I, Geometry, English and science for three previous semesters
  • Average 95% attendance for three semesters
  • Suggest taking Calculus, Chemistry, Physics and/or Trigonometry as a junior or senior
  • ACT
  • Physical Fitness
Areas of Concentration
Level I
  • Overview of American Criminal Justice System
  • Police Work and Practice
Level II
  • Corrections
  • Security and Protective Services
  • Law and Public Safety Capstone
Prerequisites-Required
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Keyboarding skills
  • One college prep credit in science and English
Licenses and Certifications
  • CPR/First Aid
  • 911 Dispatch
Higher Education Opportunities
  • Credits to be determined
  • CTAG available

GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11, 12
LENGTH: Two Years
SCHOOL: Cuyahoga Falls

COURSES AND CREDITS:
  • Level I: American Criminal Justice System, 1; Police Work and Practices, 1; CP Lang Arts, 1; Psychology, .50.
  • Level II: Corrections, 1; Security and Protective Services, 1; Capstone Project, 1.

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