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Criminal Justice Certificate

Purpose Statement

This curriculum will prepare students for entry into a field of criminal justice by combining both academic and technical concepts. These fields have a high demand for well-trained and educated individuals who are committed to serve the public. Upon completion of this program, students may apply their coursework toward an associate degree program.

Program of Study
Course Subject Course Title Credit Hours
First Semester
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems & Practices 3
CRIJ 2314 Criminal Investigation 3
CJCR 1381 Co-op in Criminal Justice  3
Elective Free Elective 3
Total Hours: 15
Second Semester
CRIJ CRIJ 1307 Crime in America OR
CRIJ 1313 Juvenile Justice
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law 3
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems & Practices 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems & Practices 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Total Hours: 15
Grand Total Hours 30

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog