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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement & Police Administration, A.A.S.


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(CIP 43.0107)

281-756-3779

Purpose: The curriculum in Criminal Justice prepares individuals for career services in law enforcement and related occupations. Supported by a broad general education, training is given to develop professional competence in the fields of law enforcement administration, police science, prevention and control of delinquency and crime, correctional administration, and industrial security administration. This curriculum is applicable to both the preparatory student and the experienced officer.

Admission Requirements:

  1. General requirements for admission to the College.

Program Requirements:

  1. Complete ACC graduation requirements (see Table of Contents, Academic Policies and Regulations).
  2. Complete a minimum of 60 approved credit hours.
  3. Students who have completed or plan to complete the Basic Law Enforcement Certificate (Police Academy) are required to see an advisor for course guidance.

Upon satisfactory completion of program and ACC graduation requirements, the student will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science Degree.

First Year


First Semester


Speech


Select 3 hours from

Semester Credits: 15


Second Semester


Semester Credits: 15


Third Semester


Semester Credits: 6


Second Year


First Semester


Semester Credits: 12


Second Semester


Semester Credits: 12


Total Credits Required for Criminal Justice Degree: 60


+ Denotes core requirement. Speak with Department Chair or Pathways Advisor for proper course selection.

Δ Denotes Field of Study Curriculum

* Capstone Course

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