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Criminal Justice Certificate

Administration of Justice for transfer (AS-T)

Criminal Justice Course Offerings

Homeland and National Security

Leadership in Criminal Justice Certificate

Correctional Science Degree/Certificate

Criminal Justice


Courses within the program acquaint students with the American Justice system, crime causes, the role of law enforcement, roles of administration of justice practitioners,
procedural and constitutional rights of defendants, legal defenses, criminal courtroom procedure, evidence procedures, juvenile procedures, and misdemeanor and felony
violations of criminal law.

Requirements for the Criminal Justice Certificate:
CJ 1 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System 3
CJ 2 Concepts of Criminal Law 3
CJ 3 Criminal Court Process 3
CJ 4 Community and the Justice System 3
CJ 5 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3
CJ 6 Juvenile Procedures 3

Plus one course from the following:
CJ 7 Criminal Investigation 3
CJ8 Criminology 3
CJ9 Crime Scene Management and Forensic Evidence 3
CJ 408 Patrol Operations 3
CJ 410 Narcotics and Vice Investigation 3
CJ 412 Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals 3
CJ 413 Police Supervision, Leadership, and Management 3

All courses required for a certificate must be completed with a minimum grade of C.



Rev. 3/13/18

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