Law Enforcement

Are you interested in a career that is loaded with exciting challenges?   Are you interested in promoting public safety and ensuring that the rule of law is more than a mere textbook concept? As a law enforcement professional, you will not only be exposed to crime, but you will be asked to apply the latest technology to solving street-variety crime, as well as sophisticated economic crime.  To ensure advancement in rank, law enforcement officers must hone their skills with a combination of in-service training and professional schooling.  Come check out DCC's specialization certificate - 45 credits - as well as the Associate in Applied Science in Administration of Justice - 68 credits Education as well as specialized training spells advancement in today's ever-challenging local, state and federal law enforcement career field.

Program Outcomes

Curriculum Map

For more information consult the College Catalog.

First Semester

   

ENG 111

College Composition I

3

ADJ 100

Survey of Criminal Justice

3

SOC 200

Principles of Sociology

3

SDV 100

College Success Skills

1

Second Semester

 

 

ADJ 130

Introduction to Criminal Law

3

SOC 235

Juvenile Delinquency

3

ENG 112

College Composition II

3

SOC 215
     OR
SOC 268

Sociology of the Family
              Or
Social Problems

3

Third Semester

 

 

ADJ 236

Principles of Criminal Investigation

3

PSY 200

Principles of Psychology

3

ITE 115

Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts

3

Fourth Semester

 

 

ADJ 227

Constitutional Law

3

ADJ 171

Forensic Science I

4

SOC 236

Criminology

3

HLT 116

Personal Wellness

3

Total Minimum Credits   

44

(Student Worksheet)



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