• CJA 2020

    The Dual Credit Career Pathway Cohorts are a new and exciting way for high school students to get a jump start on their career and education goals by earning a certificate within an in-demand career field while still in high school! Participants who complete their chosen pathway will be prepared to enter the job market with an industry-recognized credential and will have also completed nearly a 1⁄4 of the graduation requirements for an Associate’s Degree at Triton!

    Criminal Justice Cohort:
    Upon Successful Completion Students Earn - Criminal Justice Administration Law Enforcement Certificate o With the Criminal Justice Administration Law Enforcement Certificate, the graduate will be able to:
    • Demonstrate the fundamental concepts regarding the operation of the American criminal justice system;
    • Identify the fundamental elements of law and how they apply to the judicial process;
    • Recognize the differences between the adult and juvenile criminal justice systems;
    • Demonstrate professional competencies to meet the needs of career opportunities and requirements for employment in the field of the criminal justice system; and
    • Develop skills for problem-solving, oral communication, and professional writing.


    Schedule and Pathway: Monday-Thursday (Fall 2020, Spring 2021) 1:00 PM-3:45 PM 
    1st Semester:

    • CJA 111 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
    • CJA 181 - Juvenile Delinquency & Law
    • CJA 116 - Current Security Problems

    2nd Semester:

    • CJA 171 - Patrol Administration
    • CJA 166 - Criminal Investigation
    • CJA 148 - Police/Community Relations 

    The Details

    TDE313 (311/312) - Criminal Justice Admin (3 credits)

    This is a full year course that students will receive one credit for at Leyden. It requires students to leave following 6th period, daily, for the full year.

    2 Semester or 1 Credit

    Grades 12

    GPA of 2.5 and 90% Attendance Average

    Students that successfully complete the courses will be waived of all fees. Students who fail the course will be subject to a $250.00 course and book fee.


    Still have Questions?
    Director of Careers & Community Outreach
    Frank Holthouse
    (847) 451-3031
    Fholthouse@leyden212.org