Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement

Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Certificate of Achievement 2020-2021

(Major #C.888A.CA)

The Criminology Program is designed for those students interested in employment and/or further education in all aspects of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, criminology, courts, corrections, probation and parole, juvenile authority, private and industrial security, and other related fields. The Clovis Community College Criminal Justice Program offers two specific options for which Certificates of Achievement may be earned: Law enforcement Option and the Corrections Option.

There are also courses offered which are designed to meet the needs and desires of concerned and/or interested citizens regarding personal safety and protection. Some of these courses are offered on a short-term basis or on an as-needed basis and are predicted on minimum enrollment.

Major requirements (18 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Select 18 units from the following courses:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
CRIM 1 Introduction to Criminology 3 AJ 110
CRIM 3 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3 AJ 124
CRIM 6 Criminal Law 3 AJ 120
CRIM 7 Police Operations and Procedures 3 N/A
CRIM 8 Criminal Investigations 3 AJ 140
CRIM 12 Criminal Justice Communications 3 N/A
CRIM 13 The Constitution and Your Individual Rights 3 N/A
CRIM 15 Introduction to Police Ethics 3 N/A

Additional Information

  1. Be able to calculate how to work within a constitutional framework.
  2. Recognize the functions of the Criminal Justice System.

Faculty Advisor(s): G Elliot

2020-2021 Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Certificate of Achievement