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Program: Criminal Justice
Degree Plan: Criminal Justice Management Certificate (30 hours)

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:

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, and Mountain View campuses only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CRIM.JUST.MGMT

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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CMDR 1312 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution 3
CJSA 1330 Cybercrimes 3
HMSY 1337 Introduction to Homeland Security 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HMSY 1342 Understanding and Combating Terrorism 3
CJSA 1347 Police Organization and Administration 3
CJSA 1348 Ethics in Criminal Justice 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CJSA 1392 Special Topics in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 3
CRIJ 2323 Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices 3
PSYT 2345 Principles of Behavior Management and Modification 3
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 30

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.