Law enforcement agents often deal with science while investigating crimes. They need to know a wide range of forensic science, biology and chemistry. eAchieve has introductory and advanced classes to teach high school students interested in Criminal Justice.
Biology and Chemistry are two commonly required classes for Criminal Justice majors. Take the eAchieve classes in high school to get a head start on your college planning. Introductory Biology is available for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade while Chemistry classes are limited to grades 10-12. Chemistry has one prerequisite, Algebra 1. AP Biology and AP Chemistry courses are available for students in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade.
Anatomy and Physiology is recommended for anyone who wants to deal with forensic investigations. There are two prerequisites: Biology and Chemistry.
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Health & Physical Education courses
If you plan to become a field agent for a law enforcement agency, you’ll need to be in great shape. Police officers and investigators need to be able to track down clues and chase after suspects. Health and PE classes from eAchieve teach you about general fitness.
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Writing is an important part of the legal system. Police reports, legal rulings, and warrants all need to be well-written. eAchieve English classes cover writing and reading comprehension. Lawyers and judges in particular need to be skilled writers.
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Foreign Language courses
Knowing multiple languages can expand your job opportunities in law enforcement. Many courts and law enforcement agencies need bilingual (or trilingual!) agents. eAchieve language classes include beginner and AP-level Spanish, French, German, and Chinese. Knowing these languages can open you up to international law enforcement opportunities.
If you plan on going to law school, a Latin course will help you better understand legal terminology. Since law school admissions are competitive, you’ll want every advantage possible. The study skills you learn from eAchieve can be applied to studying for your LSAT (Law School Admission Test).
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Information Technology (IT) courses
Cybercrime needs cyber security solutions. Become the first line of defense with a computer-based Criminal Justice career! eAchieve Academy has multiple IT classes available for high school students. Classes cover programming languages like HTML, CSS, and JAVA.
Advanced students are welcome to take AP Computer Science Principles and AP Computer Science A. These classes expand to the Python programming language.
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Social Studies courses
Social studies courses are designed to give you a broader understanding of how the world works. Courses covering social issues, world history, government, and criminal law are all recommended for future Criminal Justice workers.
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