Southern Union State Community College

Criminal Justice

CRJ Criminal Justice

This program seeks to produce job candidates who are work ready and prepared for the physical and academic demands of the various training academies. This program consist of 29 semester hours and is designed to be completed in one year.

Short Certificate

  First Term   CR  
  CRJ 100  Introduction to Criminal Justice 3  
  CRJ 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3  
  ENG 101 English Composition I 3  
  PED 103 Weight Training 1  
    Total Hours 10  
  Second Term   CR  
  CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications 3  
  CRJ 140 Criminal Law and Procedure 3  
  CRJ 150 Introduction to Corrections 3  
  PED Elective (Activity) 1  
  Third Term   CR  
  CRJ 160 Introduction to (Private) Security 3  
  POL 211 American National Government 3  
  PSY 200 General Psychology or 3  
  SOC 200 Introduction to Sociology 3  
    Total Hours 9  
    Total Credit Hours 29  

The coursework for this certificate may provide a foundation for students desiring to further their education with an assoicate or bachelor's degree. Interested students should speak with an advisor for more information.