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2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Certificate


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Award: Certificate (code CRT.LEN.LEN)

Total Credit Hours: 24 credit hours.

www.aacc.edu/homeland/lawenforcement

Purpose: For students who are either preparing for or are currently employed in the field of criminal justice. Courses required in this option are appropriate for all students of criminal justice. Elective courses allow students to specialize in a particular area of criminal justice, depending on their interests and career goals. The fields of specialization include police administration or law enforcement and corrections or juvenile services. Students may pursue the certificate option on a full- or part-time basis in either a day or evening schedule.

Range of Occupations

  • Police officer, agent or cadet
  • Police technician or laboratory assistant
  • Prison, jail or detention facility officer
  • Private security officer or private investigator
  • Probation officer or juvenile services officer
  • Sheriff’s deputy or investigator

Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center at www.aacc.edu/careers.

Degree/Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements


Demonstrated eligibility for ENG 111 .

Certificate Requirements: 24 credits


Electives (law enforcement or social science): 6 credits


Social science electives must be selected from

Recommended Options


The following groups of courses are recommended as coherent and logical selections of electives within the law enforcement program.

Related Educational Opportunities


Related Educational Opportunities


Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development. Visit www.aacc.edu/coned for more information.

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