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Crime Mapping CJCM.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 22 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Criminal Justice Science
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is the program about?

The Crime Mapping Short-Term Certificate will give students knowledge of the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) within the area of criminal justice and homeland security. Students will be able to add this credential to their portfolio as they pursue additional educational opportunities or elect to work in the field of criminal justice.

Program Outcomes

  • Describe the use of GIS applications within criminal justice science.
  • Explain the issues pertinent to national and local security and develop awareness of tools to help identify potential risks.
  • Utilize databases to conduct search procedures within the crime mapping application areas.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include but are not limited to private security agencies, retail and banking security agencies, federal agencies, state emergency management agencies, law enforcement agencies and other first responder agencies.


Course Title Credits
CJS 1101 Introduction to Criminal Justice Science 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
CJS 1155 Homeland Security Issues & Administration 3
CJS 2209 Computer Crime 3
CJS 2111 Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice 3
CJS 2130 Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism 3
GEO 1107 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.