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Criminal Justice CSC

The template below is for students declaring a major for the catalog year 2018-19. The Advising Sheet Archive contains printable advising sheets for the catalog years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19. Students already with a declared major should view their advising report in SIS for appropriate course selection.

Career Studies Certificate (CSC)

C Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees
O Majors with completely online option = Majors with completely online option


This program provides students with opportunities to upgrade skills necessary for success and advancement in the criminal justice profession.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Persons entering the public or private sectors of criminal justice employment will be subjected to intensive physical agility tests, background investigations, psychological testing, personal interviews, physical examinations and polygraph examinations.  New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor.

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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3    
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional 3    
ADJ 160 Police Response to Critical Incidents 3    
ADJ 211 Criminal Law, Evidence and Procedures I 3    
ADJ 227 Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel 3   ADJ 241
ADJ 229 Law Enforcement and the Community 3   ADJ 145
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 18    


  1. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.

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