Academics

Law Enforcement Certificate

The mission of the Law Enforcement certificate is to prepare graduates for employment in the law enforcement field by educating them in the knowledge, skills, and behaviors to prepare them to enter into the law enforcement field.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 30

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
CRJ 110INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 3
CRJ 112POLICE OPERATIONS 3
CRJ 118JUVENILE DELINQUENCY 3
CRJ 130INTRODUCTION TO INVESTIGATION 3
CRJ 225CRIMINAL LAW 3
CRJ 227ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3
CRJ 230COURT PROCEDURES AND EVIDENCE 3
CRJ 250POLICE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION 3
CRJ 201
or
INTERNSHIP IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE 
or
3
CRJ 121PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3
APPROVED ELECTIVE *3

* Approved Elective are such courses as CRJ 111, 114, 212, 213, and 235

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1CRJ 110; CRJ 112; CRJ 130; CRJ 118
Spring Semester 1CRJ 230; CRJ 225; CRJ 121; CRJ 250
Summer SemesterCRJ 201 or 227; Approved Elective

Program Contact Information

Business, Legal, and Information Systems Department

Technology Center

Room 205

(309) 694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

Career Pathway:
Law Enforcement Services

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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