Criminal Justice Administration Law Enforcement Certificate

Curriculum CJA.LAE.CERT (C443B)

Designed to improve the job-related skills of persons already engaged in the field of criminal justice by providing an opportunity to concentrate on courses, which relate directly to their career needs or to prepare for an entry-level position in law enforcement or associated fields. Provides the student with sufficient coursework towards earning the Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice Degree.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Criminal Justice Administration Law Enforcement Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • demonstrate the fundamental concepts regarding the operation of the American criminal justice system;
  • identify the fundamental elements of law and how they apply to the judicial process;
  • recognize the differences between the adult and juvenile criminal justice systems;
  • demonstrate professional competencies to meet the needs of career opportunities and requirements for employment in the field of criminal justice system; and
  • develop skills for problem solving, oral communication and professional writing.

Semester One

CJA 107Stress Manage in Law Enforcement (SMILE)

3 credits

CJA 111Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 credits

CJA 171Patrol Administration

3 credits

Program electives

6 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Semester Two

CJA 166Criminal Investigation

3 credits

CJA 181Juvenile Delinquency & Law

3 credits

CJA 219 #Criminal Law I

3 credits

Program electives

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Program electives (9):

CJA 115Professional Skills: Private Security-Basic & Firearm Training

3 credits

CJA 116Current Security Problems

3 credits

CJA 117Introduction to Private Security

3 credits

CJA 118Security Administration

3 credits

CJA 148Police/Community Relations

3 credits

CJA 161Administration of Justice

3 credits

CJA 241Traffic Enforcement & Administration

3 credits

CJA 257 #Law Enforcement Administration

3 credits

CJA 115◊, CJA 116◊, CJA 117◊, CJA 118◊: Appropriate choice for students interested in private police security.

Total Credit Hours: 27

See CJA course descriptions.

Coordinator: Gregory Catena, Ext. 3327

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/CriminalJusticeAdministrationLawEnforcementCertificate/43.0103-Gedt.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-160, or send an email to: finaid@triton.edu.