Administration of Justice, Certificate

Certificate

This curriculum is designed for those students who wish to take only those courses that relate directly to the law enforcement field. The occupational objectives are to provide a basic foundation for individuals entering some particular area of the criminal justice field that does not require an A.A.S. or higher degree in criminal justice, or for persons already in the criminal justice field who wish to extend their knowledge/skill, or for those exploring the criminal justice field as a career alternative. Courses taken in the certificate program can be applied to the A.A.S. degree.

Special Curriculum Admission Requirements: Students are advised that many criminal justice and private/government security agencies require excellent moral character and a written record of conduct prior to consideration for employment.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3
ADJ 211 Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedures I 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1 Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
Choose One
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
SDV 101 Orientation to (a Specific Discipline) 1
Total 13
2nd Semester
2ADJ Elective 3
Choose One
ADJ 105 The Juvenile Justice System 3
ADJ 140 Introduction to Corrections 3
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional 3
ADJ 212 Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedures II 3
ITE 152 Introduction to Digital and Information Literacy and Computer Applications 3
1 Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
Total 18
Total credits for the Certificate = 31
One Year Credits
1st Semester
ADJ
100
3
ADJ
211
3
ENG
111
3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective
1
3
Choose One
SDV
100
1
SDV
101
1
Total 13
2nd Semester
Elective
2ADJ
3
Choose One
ADJ
105
3
ADJ
140
3
ADJ
133
3
ADJ
212
3
Introduction to Digital and Information Literacy and Computer Applications
ITE
152
3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective
1
3
Total 18
Total credits for the Certificate = 31

1 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives.  

2  Consult with an advisor for ADJ course options.

 

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