Certificate in Criminal Justice
The Certificate of Achievement in Criminal Justice prepares men and women for entry level positions such as police officer or deputy sheriff trainee, police cadet, community service officer, or public safety dispatcher. A great need exists for intelligent personnel with a commitment toward professional improvement in the justice system.
|AJ 101||Introduction to the Administration of Justice||3|
|AJ 102||Concepts of Criminal Law||3|
|AJ 103||Legal Aspects of Evidence||3|
|AJ 109||Criminal Court Process||3|
|AJ 112||Community and the Justice System||3|
|AJ 123||Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals||3-4|
|or ENGL 101||Reading and Composition|
|or ENGL 101H||Reading and Composition - Honors|
|Select one (1) of the following courses:|
|Narcotics and Vice Control||3|
|Introduction to Probation and Parole||3|
|Introduction to Corrections||3|
|Control and Supervision in Corrections||3|
|Correctional Interviewing and Counseling||3|
|Legal Aspects of Corrections||3|
|Introduction to Forensics||3|
Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Criminal Justice Certificate of Achievement will:
- Demonstrate an ability to write clearly and accurately about the administration of justice process using an appropriate vocabulary.
- Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking about issues in the administration of justice system.
- Demonstrate a comprehension and appreciation of the connections, contributions, experiences, and potential conflicts of various ethnic groups, races, and genders as they interact with the criminal justice system.
- Demonstrate an awareness of sciences and emerging technologies as it impacts the administration of justice.