Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 
    Aug 15, 2022  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Law Enforcement Certificate

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Certificate: Protective Services Technology in Law Enforcement

Length: Two-semester (one-year) program

Purpose: The program is designed for practitioners in law enforcement and associated fields who desire to take courses within their occupational specialty. Graduates will be qualified for employment in law enforcement upon completion of the program.

Occupational Objectives:
Commercial and Industrial Security Officer
Police Officer
Advancement within the Profession

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Law Enforcement program requires a personal interview with a member of the faculty of the Administration of Justice major and competency in English and Math Essentials  MTE 1-2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

Curriculum Requirements: The Certificate in Law Enforcement includes basic courses in humanities and social sciences as well as specialized courses in Administration of Justice. The program of studies is designed to assist the student in meeting both the skill requirements of the job and obligations as a citizen in our democratic society.

Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be awarded a Certificate in Protective Services Technology with a major in Law Enforcement.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in one year.

Suggested Credits for Semester: 16

Second Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 18

Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 34

1Students may take ENG 111 .

2Social Science General Electives:  PSY 200  , PSY 215  , PSY 216  , SOC 200  , SOC 250  

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