Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement - AAS

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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement - AAS

This two-year program prepares students for a career in Law Enforcement. Upon successful completion of the program, students obtain an AAS degree and the opportunity to take the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) State Licensing Exam. This program satisfies all the educational requirements for such agencies as the Houston Police Department and the Department of Public Safety. Most of the coursework may be taken at any of the HCC campuses; however, the last semester must be taken at HCC Northeast Campus.

YEAR 1

Semester 1
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
12
Semester 2
CRIJ 1307 Crime in America 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices 3
XXXX #3## Math/Natural Science Elective 3
12
Semester 3

YEAR 2

Semester 1
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
CRIJ 2323 Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement 3
XXXX #3## Computer Applications Elective 3
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
12
Semester 2
CJLE 1506 Basic Peace Officer I 5
CJLE 1512 Basic Peace Officer II 5
CJLE 1518 Basic Peace Officer III 5
CJLE 1524 Basic Peace Officer IV 5
20
Semester 3
CJLE 2484 Cooperative Education - Criminal Justice/Police Science (Capstone) 4
4
Total Credits 60

General Education Electives for Workforce Programs

Math/Natural Science Electives SCH

ANTH 2101 Physical Anthropology (Lab) 1
ANTH 2301 Physical Anthropology (Lecture) 3
ANTH 2302 Introduction to Archaeology 3
ASTR 1303 Stars & Galaxies (Lecture) 3
ASTR 1304 Solar System (Lecture) 3
ASTR 1403 Stars & Galaxies (Lecture & Lab) 4
ASTR 1404 Solar System (Lecture & Lab) 4
BIOL 1106 Biology for Science Majors I (Lab) 1
BIOL 1306 Biology for Science Majors I (Lecture) 3
BIOL 1308 Biology for Non-Science Majors I (Lecture) 3
BIOL 1309 Biology for Non-Science Majors II (Lecture) 3
BIOL 1322 Nutrition & Diet Therapy 3
BIOL 1407 Biology for Science Majors II (Lecture & Lab) 4
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2302 Anatomy & Physiology II (Lecture) 3
CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I (Lab) 1
CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I (Lecture) 3
CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I (Lecture) 3
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I (Lecture & Lab) 4
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II (Lecture & Lab) 4
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I 4
GEOG 1301 Physical Geography 3
GEOL 1301 Earth Sciences for Non-Science Majors I (Lecture) 3
GEOL 1305 Environmental Science (Lecture) 3
GEOL 1345 Oceanography (Lecture) 3
GEOL 1347 Meteorology (Lecture) 3
GEOL 1403 Physical Geology (Lecture & Lab) 4
GEOL 1404 Historical Geology (Lecture & Lab) 4
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences 3
MATH 1325 Calculus for Business & Social Sciences 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics 3
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3
MATH 1350 Mathematics for Teachers I 3
MATH 1351 Mathematics for Teachers II 3
MATH 2318 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 2320 Differential Equations 3
MATH 2412 Pre-Calculus Math 4
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4
MATH 2414 Calculus II 4
MATH 2415 Calculus III 4
PHIL 2303 Introduction to Formal Logic 3
PHYS 1305 Elementary Physics I (Lecture) 3
PHYS 1401 College Physics I (Lecture & Lab) 4
PHYS 1402 College Physics II (Lecture & Lab) 4
PHYS 2125 University Physics I (Lab) 1
PHYS 2126 University Physics II (Lab) 1
PHYS 2325 University Physics I (Lecture) 3
PHYS 2326 University Physics II (Lecture) 3
PSYC 2317 Statistical Methods in Psychology 3

 

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives SCH

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation 3
ARTS 1303 Art History I 3
ARTS 1304 Art History II 3
DANC 1305 World Dance 3
DANC 2303 Dance Appreciation 3
DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater 3
DRAM 2361 History of the Theater I 3
DRAM 2366 Introduction to Cinema 3
ENGL 2322 British Literature I 3
ENGL 2323 British Literature II 3
ENGL 2327 American Literature I 3
ENGL 2328 American Literature II 3
ENGL 2332 World Literature I 3
ENGL 2333 World Literature II 3
ENGL 2342 Forms of Literature I 3
ENGL 2343 Forms of Literature II 3
ENGL 2351 Mexican American Literature 3
HIST 1301 United States History I 3
HIST 1302 United States History II 3
HIST 2301 Texas History 3
HIST 2311 Western Civilization I 3
HIST 2312 Western Civilization II 3
HIST 2321 World Civilizations I 3
HIST 2322 World Civilizations II 3
HIST 2327 Mexican American History I 3
HIST 2328 Mexican American History II 3
HIST 2381 African-American History 3
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I 3
HUMA 1305 Introduction to Mexican American Studies 3
HUMA 1311 Mexican American Fine Arts Appreciation 3
HUMA 2319 American Minority Studies 3
HUMA 2323 World Cultures 3
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation 3
MUSI 1307 Music Literature 3
MUSI 1310 American Music 3
PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 1304 Introduction to World Religions 3
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics 3
PHIL 2307 Introduction to Social & Political Philosophy 3
PHIL 2316 Classical Philosophy 3

 

Social/Behavioral Sciences Electives SCH

ANTH 2346 General Anthropology 3
ANTH 2351 Cultural Anthropology 3
ECON 1301 Introduction to Economics 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
GEOG 1302 Human Geography 3
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development 3
PSYC 2316 Psychology of Personality 3
PSYC 2319 Social Psychology 3
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 1306 Social Problems 3
SOCI 2301 Marriage & the Family 3
SOCI 2336 Criminology 3
TECA 1354 Child Growth & Development 3

 

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.