Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5107
First Term: 2006 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 18
CIP Code: 43.0107

Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Instructional Council: Administration of Justice Studies (01)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Police Science 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.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: MC, SC

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
AJS151 Firearms I 1
+ AJS153 Firearms II/Handguns 1
AJS205 Criminal Justice Report Writing 3
AJS230 The Police Function 3
AJS270 Community Relations 3
AJS275 Criminal Investigation I 3
AJS290BU Family Violence 1
Credits: 18

Program Competencies
1. Identify and describe the major components of the criminal justice process. (AJS101)
2. Describe governmental structure and its relationship to the criminal justice system. (AJS101)
3. Demonstrate the safe use of firearms. (AJS151)
4. Describe legal issues, safety factors, storing methods and components of handguns; and demonstrate proficiency. (AJS153)
5. Analyze, write, and revise common types of criminal justice reports. (AJS205)
6. Describe the interrelationships and missions of the federal, state, and local law enforcement systems. (AJS230)
7. Trace the development of police/community programs. (AJS270)
8. Identify and describe the goals and objectives of criminal investigation. (AJS275)
9. Identify and define relevant concepts for selected topic area. (AJS290BU)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 10-25-05

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.