Law
  • The Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster® focuses on planning, managing, and providing legal services, public safety, protective services, and homeland security, including professional and technical support services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services.


  • Fire Science

     This program of study is offered at The Center for Career and Technology Education

    1st Year: Firefighter I – HT2L2AY2 (Articulated Credit) HT2L2DY2 (Dual Credit)
    Year long course/1.0 credits per semester

    Firefighter I introduces students to firefighter safety and development. Students will analyze Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of fire safety.

    Dual Credit/Articulated Courses offered in conjunction with El Paso Community College:

    FIRS 1103 Firefighter Agility and Fitness Preparation (1 EPCC credit)
    FIRT 1301 Fundamentals of Fire Protection (3 EPCC credits)
     

    2nd Year: Firefighter II – HT3L2AY3 (Articulated Credit) HT3L2DY3 (Dual Credit)
    Year long course/1.5 credits per semester

    Prerequisite: Firefighter I.  Firefighter II is the second course in a series for students studying firefighter safety and development. Students will understand Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of fire safety. Students will demonstrate proper use of fire extinguishers, ground ladders, fire hoses, and water supply apparatus systems.

    Dual Credit/Articulated Courses offered in conjunction with El Paso Community College:

    FIRT 1319 Firefighter Health and Safety (3 EPCC credits)
    FIRT 1301 Fire and Arson Investigation I (3 EPCC credits)

     

    Law Enforcement

     This program of study is offered at The Center for Career and Technology Education

    First Year: National Security:HT3G0AY2 or HT3G0DY2 (Dual Credit)
    Year long course/1.0 credit per semester

    National Security introduces the students to the aspects of disaster management. The course includes engaging simulation exercises related to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and terroristic events.

    Courses offered in conjunction with El Paso Community College:

    CJSA 2370 Legal Aspects of Federal Law Enforcement: Dual Credit/Fall Semester
    HMSY 1337 Introduction to Homeland Security: Dual Credit/Spring Semester
     
    Second Year: Introduction to Criminal Justice: HT4L1AY2 or HT4L1DY2 (Dual Credit)
    Year long course/1.0 credit per semester

    Criminal Justice provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a career in law enforcement. This course includes ethical and legal responsibilities, operation of police and emergency telecommunication equipment, and courtroom testimony.

    Courses offered in conjunction with El Paso Community College:

    HMSY 1342 Understanding and Combating Terrorism: Dual Credit/Fall Semester
    HMSY 1343 Weapons of Mass Destruction: Dual Credit/Spring Semester