OFFICE: Building G, Room 157, 516.572.7179
CHAIRPERSON: Robert Costello, Robert.Costello@ncc.edu.
FACULTY: A. al-Rahman, K. Cho, B. Delmage, J. Ferraro, R. Hodge, T. Hoffman, P. Schmidt
TECHNICAL ASSISTANT: J. Osovet
COURSES OFFERED: Criminal Justice (CRJ), Fire Science (FRS), Private Security Administration (PSA)
The Criminal Justice Department provides students with instruction in all areas of
the criminal justice profession. We offer a broad liberal arts education, together
with training and internships in the criminal justice system. The Department thoroughly
familiarizes students with the functions of police, courts, correctional programs,
law, protection management, crime prevention and their application to the community.
The following curriculum is offered by this Department:
Criminal Justice (A.S.) - Students choosing this program will be prepared for further study in the areas
of criminal justice, law, public administration, sociology, or government. The program
is best suited for those students planning to transfer to a four-year school, but
is often used for entry-level positions in the criminal justice system. All criminal
justice majors are required to take at least one class in each of the following areas:
Policing, Probation/Parole, Security Administration, in addition to CRJ 105 Foundations
of the Justice System, CRJ 212 Research in Crime and Security and CRJ 225 Criminal
Fire Science (A.S.) - The Fire Science Degree (A.S) is designed to help students understand the importance
of the fire service in our society. This program prepares students for an opportunity
for employment in the Fire service field. The student will receive a strong foundation
in liberal arts while gaining specific knowledge in fire science.
The Emergency Management (A.S) - The Emergency Management program (A.S) is designed to help students understand
the importance of emergency management in our society. Furthermore, this program prepares
students for transfer to a four year degree program or an opportunity for employment
in the Emergency Management field. The student will receive a strong foundation in
liberal arts while gaining training and specific knowledge in emergency management.