Career Cluster:  Law, Public Safety & Security CTE Program:  Criminal Justice Operations
Career Cluster Pathway:  Criminal Justice Operations Industry Certification: 
16 CORE CURRICULUM CREDITS 8 ADDITIONAL CREDITS
ENGLISH 

4 credits

MATH 

4 credits

SCIENCE

3 credits,
2 with lab

SOCIAL
STUDIES

 3 credits

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES
FINE ARTS (1 cdt)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (1 cdt)
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSES RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
(Aligned with Community College & State University System Programs)
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  • Students are encouraged to explore careers and postsecondary options at "http://fldoe.org/academics/college-career-planning.
  • Students are also encouraged to participate in dual enrollment courses which may be used to satisfy high school graduation or Bright Futures Gold Seal Vocational Scholars course requirements.
  • One course within the 24 credit program must be an online course. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for 24 credit program
9 English I Algerbra I Earth Science American History Fine Arts (1 cdt) Criminal Justice Operations 1  
10 English II Geometry Biology World History Physical Education (1cdt) Criminal Justice Operations2 Foreign Language for SUS admission or other elective appropriate for student's career and education plan.
11 English III Algebra II Chemistry American Government/Economics   Criminal Justice Operations 3  
12 English IV Additional Math Anatomy and Physiology Psychology or Sociology   Criminal Justice Operations 4 (track 1) Criminal Justice Operations4 (track 2)
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Based on the Career Cluster of interest and identified career and technical education program, the following postsecondary options are available.
TECHNICAL CENTER PROGRAM(S)

Traviss Career Center, Ridge Career Center, Law Enforcement Academy

COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM(S)

Polk State College

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM(S)

University of Florida, Florida State University Keiser Univeristy

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Sample Career Specialties
Compliance Officers Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers Forensic Science Technicians Paralegals and Legal Assistants Parking Enforcement Workers Compliance Officers Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers Forensic Science Technicians Paralegals and Legal Assistants Parking Enforcement Workers Compliance Officers Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers Forensic Science Technicians Paralegals and Legal Assistants Parking Enforcement Workers
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Articulation and CTE Dual Enrollment Opportunities
Secondary to College Credit Certificate or Degree

Polk State College 3 credits, CCJ1020 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 credits CJE1130 Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation 3 credits CJL1100 Criminal Law 3 CGS1061C Introduction to Computers

PSAV/PSV to AAS or AS/BS/BAS

Keiser University 3 credits CCJ1020 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 credits CJL2100 Criminal Law

Career and Technical Student Association
SkillsUSA
Internship/Work Experience Recommendations
50 hours of work experience in a related area is recommended.