Criminal Justice

Course material will include an introduction to criminal justice systems, criminology, law enforcement and criminal investigation. Courses will be taken at Ivy Tech. This program also includes work-based learning and students will spend time observing in different criminal justice settings as well as listening to guest speakers in the criminal justice field. Transportation must be provided by the student as daily transportation to Ivy Tech and the work-based learning sites is required. Students are responsible for the cost of college textbooks, local and state background checks necessary for the work-based learning sites. Must meet Ivy Tech course placement scores.

The class is limited to 20 students. Students must provide their own transportation to Ivy Tech. Additional costs to cover a background check, drug screening and college textbooks will be required.

Grade level: 12

Location: Ivy Tech – Warsaw

Emergency Medical Training (EMT) – Columbia City High School 

Emergency Medical Services prepares students for a state certification which may lead to a career in Emergency Medical Services. Examples of those careers include Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic. This course is designed for persons desiring to perform emergency medical care. Theories, techniques, and operational aspects of pre-hospital emergency care, within the scope and responsibility of the basic emergency medical technician, are covered in this course. Students will learn to recognize the seriousness of the patient’s condition, use the appropriate emergency care techniques and equipment to stabilize the patient, and safely transport them to the hospital. The handling of victims of hazardous materials accidents is also addressed in this course. Opportunities for laboratory practice and clinical observation in a hospital emergency room and ambulance are also included to provide occasions for students to further develop clinical skills and the appropriate ethical behavior. Leadership skills are developed and community service opportunities are provided through participation in HOSA. Students have the opportunity to compete in a number of competitive events at both the state and national level.

Fire & Rescue I – Columbia City High School

Every year, fires and other emergencies take thousands of lives and destroy property worth billions of dollars. Firefighters and emergency service workers help protect the public against these dangers by rapidly responding to a variety of emergencies. They are frequently the first emergency personnel at the scene of a traffic accident or medical emergency and may be called upon to put out a fire, treat injuries or perform other vital functions. The Fire and Rescue curriculum may include five Indiana state fire certifications: (1) Mandatory, (2) Firefighter, (3) Firefighter II, (4) Hazardous Materials Awareness, and (5) Hazardous Materials Operations. An additional two industry certifications may be earned by adding (6) First Responder, and (7) Emergency Medical Technician-Basic to the curriculum.

Fire Rescue II – Columbia City High School

Fire and Rescue II builds on skills learned in Fire and Rescue I. The Fire and Rescue curriculum may include five Indiana state fire certifications: (1) Mandatory, (2) Firefighter, (3) Firefighter II, (4) Hazardous Materials Awareness, and (5) Hazardous Materials Operations. An additional two industry certifications may be earned by adding (6) First Responder and (7) Emergency Medical Technician-Basic to the curriculum.