New students who are entering the college for the first time should follow the version on this page.
Show me the April 3, 2018, web published version.
Show me what changed in 2018-2019.
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.
|CRIJ 1310||Fundamentals of Criminal Law||3|
|CRIJ 1301||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3|
|CRIJ 1306||Courts Systems and Practices||3|
|CRIJ 1307||Crime in America||3|
|SPCH 1311||Introduction to Speech Communication OR||3|
|SPCH 1315||Public Speaking||(3)|
|PHIL 2306||Introduction to Ethics OR||3|
|CJSA 1348||Ethics in Criminal Justice||(3)|
|CRIJ 2328||Police Systems and Practices||3|
|PSYT 2345||Principles of Behavior Management and Modification||3|
|SOCI 2340||Drug Use and Abuse||3|
|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.