Welcome to the School of Criminal Justice!
The School of Criminal Justice promotes knowledge of and respect for the law and will help transform students into civically responsible citizens who may become leaders in their community. Criminal Justice students will develop an understanding of ethics, morals and legal services while being exposed to experiences that explore equality, justice, discipline, awareness, community involvement, civic duties and responsibilities. The coursework will prepare students for college entry or an entry level position in the criminal justice field including: law enforcement, judicial system, counseling, correctional officers, morticians, and crime scene investigators.
The School of Criminal Justice at Hawthorne High School strives to provide students with the experience, skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a career and/or further education in the field of criminal justice.ries.
9th - Introduction to Criminal Justice
10th - Introduction to Criminal Psychology and Sociology
11th - Forensic Science
12th - Introduction to Law/ Administration of Justice 100/ Administration of Justice 103
Elective College Course: Psychology 5
Academy Coordinator: Ms. Fikes