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 II Certificate)
Cedar Valley, Eastfield and Mountain View only
- Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and 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: C2.CRIM.JUST.08
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 45 semester hour requirement.
|CRIJ 1310||Fundamentals of Criminal Law||3|
|CRIJ 1301||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3|
|PSYC 2301||General Psychology||3|
|MATH 1314||College Algebra||3|
|CRIJ 1306||Courts Systems and Practices||3|
|CRIJ 1307||Crime in America||3|
|CRIJ 1313||Juvenile Justice System||3|
|SPCH 1311||Introduction to Speech Communication OR||3|
|SPCH 1315||Public Speaking||(3)|
|SOCI 1301||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|CRIJ 2313||Correctional Systems and Practices||3|
|CRIJ 2314||Criminal Investigation||3|
|CRIJ 2328||Police Systems and Practices||3|
|PSYC 2314||Lifespan Growth and Development||3|
|GOVT 2305||Federal Government||3|
|Minimum Hours Required||45|
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.