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Certificate of Achievement

Criminal Justice Studies

This Certificate of Achievement is designed for employment in homeland security, criminal justice and positions in private security.  Credits earned towards this certificate may be applied toward degree programs in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security.

Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to:

  • define due process of law.
  • explain the rule of law.
  • explain the purpose of law.
  • explain the police mission in a democratic society.
  • explain how the Bill of Rights and subsequent laws help protect personal freedom in society.

Certificate Requirements(12 credits)

Code Name Credits
Choose one (1) of the following courses  (3 credits)
CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
FS 101 Principles of Emergency Services 3
HLS 104 Introduction to Homeland Security 3
Choose two (2) courses from Criminal Justice, Fire Science, or Homeland Security 3
Free Elective (3 credits)
Choose any college level course(s) that totals three (3) credits. 3

Total Credits 12