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Gainful Employment Disclosure for Career Studies in Police Science

Purpose: This career study certificate program is designed for students who are seeking entry-level jobs in law enforcement occupations.

Occupational Objectives: Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Private Security Officer, Park Police Officer, Transit Police Officer, and other law enforcement related occupations

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the College, all entering students will be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses. Students are urged to consult with counselors or faculty advisors in planning their programs.


Program RequirementsCredits

ADJ 100Survey of Criminal Justice3

ADJ 110Introduction to Law Enforcement 3

ADJ 111Law Enforcement Organization and Administration3

ADJ 133Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional3

ADJ 211Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedures I3

ADJ 236Principles of Criminal Investigation3

Total Minimum Credits18

All courses in this program are also program requirements in the Police Science Certificate and Police Science AAS Degree.