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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement AAS / Hybrid Option

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.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses

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

 

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1 A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

2 Consult with Advisor: ITSC 1301, POFI 1301 or BCIS 1305.