Certificate of Completion in Law Enforcement

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

Law Enforcement

Academic Plan Type

Certificate of Completion (CCL)

Academic Plan Code

5987N

Credits

15

MCCCD Official Curriculum Details

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Behavioral Science and Human Services

Notice

This certificate has associated pathway maps with course sequence(s). We recommend using them as reference instead of the list below.

Notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

This program replaces:
CCL/5107 Police Science
CCL/5145N Law Enforcement

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Law Enforcement is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on law enforcement. The certificate program specializes in training and education related to the duties of law enforcement. The program is designed for the student with no Arizona police academy experience and is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

What You’ll Learn

This certificate will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Synthesize multiple sources of information to make timely assessments.
  2. Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning.
  3. Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences.
  4. Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system.
  5. Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals.
  6. Apply the principles and processes of criminal and constitutional law, criminology theory, knowledge of the functions and components of the criminal justice system, and current issues to criminal justice operations.
  7. Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data.
  8. Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice.
  9. Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice.

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:15
AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
AJS123Ethics and the Administration of Justice3
AJS205Effective Communication and Report Writing in Criminal Justice3
AJS230The Police Function3
AJS275Criminal Investigation I3

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

This Certificate of Completion is associated with

Disclaimer

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD's curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Law Enforcement (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=141531).

Award Details

Major
5987N
First Term
2019 Fall
Final Term
Current
Award
CCL
Total Credits
15
CIPS code
43.0107
SOC codes
33-1012.00, 33-3052.00, 33-3021.01, 33-3021.02, 33-3051.00, 33-3051.00, 33-9032.00, 33-3021.05, 33-3011.00, 33-3021.00, 33-3021.06, 33-3031.00, 33-3021.03
Initiating College
Program Availability
CG, EM, GC, MC, PV, PC, RS, SC, SM
Occupational Area
Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Instructional Council
GPA
Last Updated
05/27/2020