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Police Science Diploma Program
Police Science Diploma Program is a 15 course 110 lesson curriculum, which prepares the student to enter the diverse field of criminal justice. The student is provided with instruction based on the foundations of the American Criminal Justice System, progressing through the various stages of that system in a logical sequence of course structure and presentation. In depth concentration will focus around that of the police officer, where in most instances the criminal justice system begins. The Police Science Diploma Program has also integrated other components or training and skill development from an interdisciplinary approach, such as Sociology, Psychology.
* Students who complete the Diploma Program in Police Science will be qualified to obtain employment as a police officer, security officer and/or correctional officer. Private institutions such as College and University campus's also require, in most instances , advanced training in the field of police science for their departments of public safety, security, of police entities. Additionally, with the violence that has been plaguing the nations public schools, many are now invoking their statutory rights to create "police departments" or "security departments" within the school districts.
Students should check with their state and local police officer, correctional officer, security officer employment requirements. Some exclusions do exist, such as prior criminal offenses, psychological evaluations, etc. Some states, such as Pennsylvania, require formal police academy training and / or advanced course work.
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Course Number Course Title
CRJS101 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
CRJS103 Police Human Relation/Public Relations
CRJS105 Constitutional Law I
CRJS107 Constitutional Law II
CRJS109 Juvenile Justice
CRJS 111 Introduction to Corrections
PSY 113 Introduction to Psychology
SOC121 Introduction to Sociology
CRJS201 Introduction to Criminology
CRJS203 Criminology II
CRJS205 Criminal Investigations
CRJS209 Handling the Emotionally Disturbed
CRJS 211 Issues In Criminal Justice
CRJS 212 Introduction to Community Policing