CJA - Criminal Justice Academy Program

CJA – Criminal Justice Academy Program

Overview

This magnet academy includes all basic high school course requirements plus specialized training in the field of law enforcement. Students will study the basic course materials used by those in training to be police cadets. Additionally, the curriculum covers investigative procedures, forensic science, physical training and principles of the law. The JFK CJA Program is offered through a partnership with the Sacramento Police Department. Students will be provided opportunities to explore the broad range of careers within the field of criminal justice during their enrollment in the program. Many students will be eligible to apply for the position of Public Service Aide with the Sacramento PD, while continuing their education at a local college or university, possibly leading to a position as a sworn officer or full time civilian position with the City of Sacramento.

REQUIRED COURSES

Post
9TH GRADE LAW & EQUITY I (9TH grade elective)
CRIMINAL JUSTICE P.E.
ENGLISH 9
GEOGRAPHY

Math and Science Courses are chosen based on 8th grade scores.
10TH GRADE LAW & EQUITY II (10th grade elective)
CRIMINAL JUSTICE P.E.
ENGLISH 10
WORLD HISTORY
BIOLOGY
(If not completed in 9th grade)
GEOMETRY (If not completed in 9th grade
11TH GRADE LAW & EQUITY III (11th grade elective)
CRIMINAL JUSTICE P.E.
ENGLISH 11
U.S. HISTORY

Science will not be taken in 11th grade. Math class is chosen based on 9th and 10th grade scores.
12TH GRADE LAW & EQUITY IV (11th grade elective) [Taken as Government]
CRIMINAL JUSTICE P.E.
ENGLISH 12
CHEMISTRY
(If not completed in 10th or 11th grade)
OR
BIOLOGY
(If not completed in 10th or 11th grade)
WORLD LANGUAGE
Modern Economics is taken as Independent Study with Mr. Herner. Math is not taken during 12th grade UNLESS all required math courses needed for UC/CSU entry have not been met OR to meet general graduation requirements.