Administration of Justice Studies

Law Enforcement - CCL

MCCCD Program and Award Information
This award is not eligible for Financial Aid
Effective term: 
2009 Spring
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
12
CIP Code: 
43.0107
Description

The Certificate of Completion in Law Enforcement prepares students for careers in state, local, and federal police departments and investigative agencies. It allows students interested in policing as a career to focus on this area of study while they pursue an AAS degree in Administration of Justice Studies.

Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:12
AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
AJS123Ethics and the Administration of Justice3
AJS225Criminology3
AJS230The Police Function3
Competencies
  • Identify and describe the organization and jurisdiction of local, state, and federal law enforcement, including judicial and corrections systems. (AJS101)
  • Analyze ethical theory, concepts, issues and practices as they relate to various components of the criminal justice system in modern times. (AJS123)
  • Identify and demonstrate the use of ethical decision-making processes. (AJS123)
  • Define the concepts of deviance, social control, and criminality and describe the impact of crime on society. (AJS225)
  • Identify and describe the major biological, sociological, and psychological theories of criminality. (AJS225)
  • Identify and describe the procedures and methods of operations practiced by public police and explain the discretionary powers of the working police officer. (AJS230)