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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 SubjectCourse TitleCredit Hours
First Semester
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems & Practices 3
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Justice 3
CRIJ 1307 Crime in America or CRIJ 1313 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Total Hours: 15
Second Semester
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems & Practices 3
CRIJ 2314 Criminal Investigation 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems & Practices 3
CRIJ 1381 Co-op in Criminal Justice (Must be approved by Program Director) 3
Elective Approved Elective 3
Total Hours: 15
Grand Total Hours 30

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog