Certificates

The Criminal Justice program offers a variety of certificates, which allow a student to earn certificate in a specific area of the criminal Justice field. The courses required for each of the certificates are listed below and those certificates can be applied towards an Associates of Applied Science degree.

Students who complete the courses listed would earn a certificate from the college in Criminal Justice Technology, with an emphasis in the area listed for certificate.  Course can be used for multiple certificates and a degree.  If you believe you are eligible for one of our certificates, click here to learn how to receive your certificate or contact your advisor.

Essentials of the Criminal Justice System (C55180-C3)
Major and Related Course Requirements
CJC 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJC 112 Criminology 3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3
CJC 141 Corrections 3
CJC 151 Introduction to Loss Prevention 3
Total Credit Hours 15
Criminal Justice Management and Administration (C55180-C2)
Major and Related Course Requirements
CJC 170 Critical Incident Management 3
CJC 211 Counseling 3
CJC 212 Ethics and Community Relations 3
CJC 215 Organization and Administration 3
Total Credit Hours 12
Essential Police Operations (C55180-C4)
Major and Related Course Requirements
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3
CJC 122 Community Policing 3
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 4
CJC 212 Ethics and Community Relations 3
Total Credit Hours 13
Courts and the Law (C55180-C5)
Major and Related Course Requirements
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3
CJC 232 Civil Liability 3
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3
Total Credit Hours 12
Corrections (C55180-C6)
Major and Related Course Requirements
CJC 141 Corrections 3
CJC 233 Correctional Law 3
CJC 241 Community-Based Corrections 3
CJC 213 Substance Abuse 3
Total Credit Hours 12
Criminal Justice and Special Populations (C55180-C7)
Major and Related Course Requirements
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3
CJC 213 Substance Abuse 3
CJC 214 Victimology 3
CJC 223 Organized Crime 3
Total Credit Hours 12
Crime Scene and Criminal Investigations (C55180-C8)
Major and Related Course Requirements
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 4
CJC 114 Investigative Photography 2
CJC 120 Interviews-Interrogation 2
CJC 222 Criminalistics 3
CCT 121 Computer Crime Investigation 4
Total Credit Hours 15
Basics of Criminal Justice (C55180-C9)
Major and Related Course Requirements
CJC 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJC 112 Criminology 3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3
Total Credit Hours 12