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Law Enforcement

 
This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Law Enforcement is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on law enforcement. The certificate program specializes in training and education related to the duties of law enforcement. The program is designed for the student with no Arizona police academy experience and is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

Details

Details iconImportant information you’ll need when applying for admission:
Field of Interest
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Type
Certificate
Law Enforcement (CER)
Total Credits Required
15
Notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

This program replaces:
CCL/5107 Police Science
CCL/5145N Law Enforcement

What You'll Learn
  • Synthesize multiple sources of information to make timely assessments. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS205, AJS230, AJS275)
  • Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS205, AJS275)
  • Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS101, AJS205, AJS230, AJS275)
  • Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system. (AJS101, AJS205, AJS230, AJS275)
  • Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS230)
  • Apply the principles and processes of criminal and constitutional law, criminology theory, knowledge of the functions and components of the criminal justice system, and current issues to criminal justice operations. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS230)
  • Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data. (AJS101, AJS230, AJS275)
  • Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS230, AJS275)
  • Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS230, AJS275)
Career Opportunities
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:15
AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
AJS123Ethics and the Administration of Justice3
AJS205Effective Communication and Report Writing in Criminal Justice3
AJS230The Police Function3
AJS275Criminal Investigation I3

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