Purpose: The Career Studies Certificate in Criminal Justice: Foundations of Criminal Justice provides an overview of foundational topics related to criminal justice. This curriculum is designed to provide a broad educational foundation, which will prepare graduates for employment in numerous criminal justice related occupations.
Program Objectives: Employment opportunities exist in a wide variety of areas: uniformed officers for local, county and state police agencies; enforcement/investigative officers for federal government agencies; corrections, retail and industrial security, probation/parole, insurance work and private investigation.
Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.
Developmental Requirements: Students who do not place into college-level English will be required to take developmental courses.
Program Notes: All required courses also apply towards the AAS degree in Criminal Justice.