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Police Science (C.S.C.)

Career Studies Certificate Programs

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.


Police Science Curriculum:

Program Requirements Credits
ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3
ADJ 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
ADJ 111 Law Enforcement Organization and Administration 3
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional 3
ADJ 211 Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedures I 3
ADJ 236 Principles of Criminal Investigation 3
Total Minimum Credits   18

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