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Criminal Justice Technology

Criminal Justice Technology ( CJ )

Associate in Applied Science - A55180 *

The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.


Degree: Other:
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1. Submit a properly completed Application for Admission to the Admissions Office at Stanly Community College.
2. Submit all official transcripts to the Admissions Office at SCC; an official copy of a high school transcript showing
successful completion of all requirements for a diploma. A GED certificate indicating a passing score or an adult
high school diploma is acceptable in lieu of a regular high school diploma. An official transcript copy from each
college, university, or other post-secondary institution attended by the applicant must be submitted to the
Admissions Office at SCC if the applicant wishes to be considered for transfer credit.
3. Complete the placement test (ASSET or COMPASS). Applicants who have previously completed
ENG 111 (Expository Writing) and MAT 140 (Survey of Mathematics) may be exempt from placement testing.
Applicants presenting ASSET or COMPASS scores older than five years will be required to retest.
Students are recommended to follow the course sequence in their progression toward graduation. Students are
encouraged to take all Developmental Courses prior to beginning Criminal Justice Technology courses.
Grading scales for students are as follows:
A = 90 - 100 (Exceeding Expectations); B = 80 – 89 (Meeting Expectations); C = 70 – 79 (Approaching Expectations);
F = 0 – 69 (Does Not Meet Expectations); S = Satisfactory Passing.
To progress in the Criminal Justice Technology program, all students must make a grade of C or higher or S in all courses.  Students earning less than a C in any course must repeat the course as soon as possible.
To be eligible for graduation a student must:
1. Complete all course requirements, earning a grade of C or higher.
2. Complete an Application for Graduation.
3. Pay a graduation fee at the time of registration for the last semester.
4. Earn at least one-fourth of credits required for a degree, diploma, or certificate from SCC.
5. Fulfill all financial obligations to the College
Instructors will enforce the SCC withdrawal policy if a student: (1) requests withdrawal, or (2) has two consecutive
weeks of absences, regardless of contact, for a 16 week (full-semester) or one week of absence, regardless of
contact, for an 8 week, or (3) is not meeting the requirements of the course. The student may withdraw or drop
the course by the date as published in the Academic Calendar for each semester. Students will be assigned a W
(Withdrawn) by the Records and Registration Office.
Students will not be allowed to withdraw from the course during the last two weeks of the semester. Instructors
who initiate drops during the last two weeks of the term must assign a grade to the student from the grading
system as published in the SCC catalog.


Contact: Max Boylen, Kim Hammett

* Programs marked with an asterisk (*) are available online.

Stanly Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Stanly Community College.

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