# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Information

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Information

Information Sheet: Information and tips for instructional leaders, administrators, counselors, and teachers/faculty for creating a career pathway plan of study.

NOTE: Virginia requires that one career pathway plan of study template be submitted annually until all program areas in a school division are accommodated. Once the minimum has been achieved, school divisions should identify additional cluster and pathway templates until all instructional possibilities in the school division are met.

With a team of partners (middle/secondary/postsecondary teachers and faculty, counselors, business/industry representatives, instructional leaders, and administrators), the following is suggested when developing your own scope and sequence of career and technical courses as well as required degree courses for your school division’s plan of study templates. The sample plans of study at the state level indicate degree programs, but the actual individualized local plans must show the postsecondary courses agreed upon in local consortiums.

  1. Choose the career clusters and career pathways (reference: States’ Career Clusters at www.careerclusters.org) and determine which clusters are appropriate for the instructional programs in your school division and individual schools.
  2. Crosswalk the Cluster Foundation Knowledge and Skills (available at http://www.careerclusters.org/resources/web/ks.php) to the content of your existing middle/secondary/postsecondary programs and courses. NOTE: Virginia’s programs and courses are described in the Administrative Planning Guide (APG) at www.cteresource.org/apg. In addition, the crosswalks have already been conducted and are identified within the program area sections of the APG and in the Career Planning Guide at www.cteresource.org/cpg.
  3. Virginia has identified the following pathway course sequence options for the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Cluster. Use these options to identify any middle school CTE courses offered in your school division that complement the secondary sequence, but middle school courses are not a required component of the plan of study. CTE courses listed in the middle and secondary sections must use state course titles.
  4. For the postsecondary section of the plan of study, Virginia’s template provides the recommended certificate programs associate degree program using the VCCS state code for the degree program as shown below. Degree specialization is available at some community colleges. Registered apprenticeships can be developed in almost all program areas. School divisions and postsecondary institutions should identify specific courses as provided for in the blank template.
  5. When completing the columns in the plan of study template for CTE courses and for academic courses and electives that complement the pathway, certain courses must be identified that lead to one of the following:
    • CTE completer sequences,
    • A minimum of two sequential electives in a non-CTE program, and/or
    • Preparation for postsecondary education.

Pathways and Career and Technical Education Courses

See #3 above.

Correction Services

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Emergency and Fire Management Services

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Law Enforcement Services

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  • Leadership Development (9096/18 weeks)
  • Leadership Development (9097/36 weeks)
  • Marine Corps JROTC I (MC7913/36 weeks)
  • Marine Corps JROTC II (MC7916/36 weeks)
  • Marine Corps JROTC III (MC7918/36 weeks)
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Legal Services

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  • Army JROTC III (AR7918/36 weeks)
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  • Business Law (6132/18 weeks)
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  • Criminal Justice II (8703/36 weeks, 280 hours)
  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals (6302/36 weeks)
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  • Navy JROTC III (NA7918/36 weeks)
  • Navy JROTC IV (NA7919/36 weeks)

Security and Protective Services

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  • Air Force JROTC II (AF7916/36 weeks)
  • Air Force JROTC III (AF7918/36 weeks)
  • Air Force JROTC IV (AF7919/36 weeks)
  • Army JROTC I (AR7913/36 weeks)
  • Army JROTC II (AR7916/36 weeks)
  • Army JROTC III (AR7918/36 weeks)
  • Army JROTC IV (AR7919/36 weeks)
  • Business Law (6132/18 weeks)
  • Business Law (6131/36 weeks)
  • Criminal Justice I (8702/36 weeks, 140 hours)
  • Criminal Justice II (8703/36 weeks, 280 hours)
  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals (6302/36 weeks)
  • Entrepreneurship (9093/36 weeks)
  • Entrepreneurship, Advanced (9094/36 weeks)
  • Introduction to Leadership (9091/18 weeks)
  • Leadership Development (9097/36 weeks)
  • Leadership Development (9096/18 weeks)
  • Marine Corps JROTC I (MC7913/36 weeks)
  • Marine Corps JROTC II (MC7916/36 weeks)
  • Marine Corps JROTC III (MC7918/36 weeks)
  • Marine Corps JROTC IV (MC7919/36 weeks)
  • Navy JROTC I (NA7913/36 weeks)
  • Navy JROTC II (NA7916/36 weeks)
  • Navy JROTC III (NA7918/36 weeks)
  • Navy JROTC IV (NA7919/36 weeks)
  • Public Safety I (8700/36 weeks, 140 hours)
  • Public Safety II (8701/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Associate Degree, College Certificate, or Apprenticeship

See #4 above.

Diploma Program
Paralegal-262

Certificate Programs
Legal Assistant-261
Administration of Justice-406
Firefighting-428
Fire Science Technology-429
Corrections-461
Law Enforcement-463
Police Science-468

Associate of Applied Science Degrees
Paralegal Studies-260
Administration of Justice-400
Forensic Science-405
Fire Science Technology-427
Corrections Science-462
Police Science-464