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Criminal Justice (Certificate)

The Criminal Justice program offers students an opportunity to earn a certificate. This program is designed to provide both a theoretical and practical foundation for a career in criminal justice and/or law enforcement and introduces the student to such topics as strategies for the protection of personnel and property, and for understanding, preventing, and investigating criminal activity.

Curriculum for the Certificate in Criminal Justice

Required Courses

CRJU 1100Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 credits

CRJU 2316Introduction to Criminology

3 credits

CRJU 2317Introduction to Criminal Law

3 credits

CRJU 2318Introduction to Corrections

3 credits

POLS 2601Introduction to Public Administration

3 credits

Choose one from the following courses:

HLTH 1101Health

2 credits

HEXS 1140First Aid and CPR

1 credit

Total Hours: 16 - 17 hours