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CCL - Police Science

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Police Science is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on law enforcement. The certificate program specializes in training and education related to the duties of law enforcement. The program is designed for the student with no Arizona police academy experience.
Major Code: 5107
Award: CCL
First Term: 4062
Total Credits: 18
Program Last Updated in MCCCD Records: Jan 25th, 2010
Prerequesites: None
Required Courses: 18 credits
AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
AJS151 Firearms I 1
AJS153 Firearms II/Handguns 1
AJS205 Criminal Justice Report Writing 3
AJS230 The Police Function 3
AJS270 Community Relations 3
AJS275 Criminal Investigation I 3
AJS290BU Family Violence 1
Restricted Electives: None
Free Electives: None
General Education Requirement: None
General Education Core: None
First Year Composition: None
Oral Communication: None
Critical Reading: None
Mathematics: None
General Education Distributed Credits: None
Humanities and Fine Arts: None
Social and Behavioral Sciences: None
Natural Sciences: None
Program Competencies:
  1. Identify and describe the major components of the criminal justice process. (AJS101)
  2. Describe governmental structure and its relationship to the criminal justice system. (AJS101)
  3. Demonstrate the safe use of firearms. (AJS151)
  4. Describe legal issues, safety factors, storing methods and components of handguns; and demonstrate proficiency. (AJS153)
  5. Analyze, write, and revise common types of criminal justice reports. (AJS205)
  6. Describe the interrelationships and missions of the federal, state, and local law enforcement systems. (AJS230)
  7. Trace the development of police/community programs. (AJS270)
  8. Identify and describe the goals and objectives of criminal investigation. (AJS275)
  9. Identify and define relevant concepts for selected topic area. (AJS290BU)