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Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dcccd.edu/hb1508.Gainful Employment Information
(Level I Certificate)
Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield and Mountain View only
- Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
- Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: C1.CRIM.JUST.15
This certificate is attached to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice and provides the student the skills and academic requirements necessary to qualify for a law enforcement agency with a minimum 30 semester hour requirement.
|Fundamentals of Criminal Law
|Introduction to Criminal Justice
|Courts Systems and Practices
|Crime in America
|Introduction to Speech Communication OR
|Police Systems and Practices
|Introduction to Sociology
|Minimum Hours Required
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.