2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Criminal Justice
Degree Plan: Crisis Intervention Certificate

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.

(Level 2 Certificate)

Cedar Valley, Eastfield, and Mountain View campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C2.CJ.CRISIS.INT

This certificate is attached to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice and provides the student with a specialized course of study and academic requirements necessary to qualify for a law enforcement agency with a minimum 45 semester hour requirement.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
PSYT 2321 Crisis Intervention 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
CJSA 2334 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice 3
BIOL 1322 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
PSYT 2345 Principles of Behavior Management and Modification 3
HMSY 1337 Introduction to Homeland Security 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
SOCI 2340 Drug Use and Abuse OR 3
CRIJ 1307 Crime in America (3)
PSYC 2316 Psychology of Personality 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices 3
CRIJ 2314 Criminal Investigation 3
CJSA 1347 Police Organization and Administration 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development OR 3
CMDR 1312 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution (3)
CJSA 1330 Cybercrimes 3
Semester Total 15
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.