# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Criminal Justice II (8703/36 weeks, 280 hours)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Criminal Justice II (8703/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8703
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Criminal Justice I (8702/36 weeks, 140 hours)

Students apply knowledge learned in Criminal Justice I through practical scenarios involving crime scene investigation, criminal investigation, and crisis intervention. Students explore trends in in correctional standards and in identifying and preventing terror threats. This course prepares students for careers as lawyers, forensics specialists, and law enforcement and corrections officers.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
    • Correction Services
    • Emergency and Fire Management Services
    • Law Enforcement Services
    • Legal Services
    • Security and Protective Services

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.