Oct 26, 2020  
College Catalog (2020-2021) 
  
College Catalog (2020-2021)

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.


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This program leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree prepares students for licensure as Texas peace officers. It is not designed for transfer to a four-year university. Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree should see an advisor prior to registration. Entry and continued participation in this program are restricted to persons who meet the eligibility requirements set out in Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Rules §217.1, Minimum Standards for Enrollment and Initial Licensure. Current TCOLE rules may be found on the Commission’s official website, http://tcole.texas.gov.

First Year


Second Year


Semester Hours: 12


Second Semester


NOTE: Students must see Criminal Justice dept. chair or police academy director one semester prior to taking the Basic Peace Officer Course classes below in order to register for those classes.

Semester Hours: 24


Total Hours 60


Note:


+ Course of study identification number.

A student who completes the required courses with an overall average of C and who passes the TCOLE peace officer licensing exam may receive an Associate of Applied Science degree.

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