Administration of Justice Studies

Law Enforcement - CCL

This program is not eligible for Financial Aid
Effective term: 
2009 Spring
Final term: 
Total credits required: 

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.

Program 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.

AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
AJS123Ethics and the Administration of Justice 3
AJS225Criminology 3
AJS230The Police Function 3
  1. Identify and describe the organization and jurisdiction of local, state, and federal law enforcement, including judicial and corrections systems. (AJS101)
  2. Analyze ethical theory, concepts, issues and practices as they relate to various components of the criminal justice system in modern times. (AJS123)
  3. Identify and demonstrate the use of ethical decision-making processes. (AJS123)
  4. Define the concepts of deviance, social control, and criminality and describe the impact of crime on society. (AJS225)
  5. Identify and describe the major biological, sociological, and psychological theories of criminality. (AJS225)
  6. Identify and describe the procedures and methods of operations practiced by public police and explain the discretionary powers of the working police officer. (AJS230)