Criminal Justice

Program Purpose

Students who complete Criminal Justice courses will utilize the Community Policing philosophy of partnerships to interact with and influence the diverse community that the Criminal Justice system serves. Students completing the Criminal Justice program will acquire the practical knowledge and skills to successfully pass the Criminal Justice Law Enforcement vocational entrance exams and academy programs.

Degree in Criminal Justice

Students completing the Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer (AS-T in Administration of Justice) will be able to:

  • demonstrate practical knowledge of the criminal justice system, including but not limited to knowledge of arrest, search, seizure, investigation skills and court and corrections processes.
  • attain the academic skills necessary to transfer and complete a four year university degree in Criminal Justice and related fields.

Students completing the Associate in Science in Criminal Justice will be able to:

  • apply and follow criminal justice system policies and procedures, including but not limited to arrest, search, seizure, investigation, and court and corrections processes.
  • foster long-term relationships with community service agencies in addressing quality of life issues in the community and identify workable solutions.

 

Successful Completions (Student Outcomes):

Program/Discipline Award Type Award Title 2011-12
Awards
2012-13
Awards
2013-14
Awards
2014-15
Awards
2015-16
Awards
Criminal Justice Degree Criminal Justice  12 12 7 11 13
Degree Administration of Justice for Transfer 4 14 22 45 33
Certificate Criminal Justice  1 7 13 13 7

2016 Report on Learning Outcomes