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ONLINE DIPLOMA IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Program Description:

 

The field of Criminal Justice centers on the control of criminal behavior in the maintenance of public order. It includes the primary functions of law enforcement, handling evidence, crime scene investigation, and associated responsibilities. In addition, it covers the secure management, safe keeping, and control of suspects, which must be performed in a humane manner in compliance with the constitutional standards.

Potential Careers:

 

Students who earn a Diploma in Criminal Justice typically pursue these careers

 

  • Security Guard
  • Loss Prevention Team
  • Building Security

 

Program Objectives:

This degree is designed to provide students a framework in basic criminal justice concepts and skills. Upon successful completion of the program, students will have acquired the knowledge and skills needed to:

Explain the scientific study of crime, criminals, the law-making process, the criminal justice system, and the treatment of offenders.

Utilize critical thinking, analytical, and interpersonal skills applicable to real-world problems.

Implement solutions for law enforcement, criminal investigation, and management and administration of criminal justice related activities.

Apply for an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice or related degree.

Apply now or contact Admissions at 213-252-5100 or admissions@alu.edu.

 

Program Plan for Diploma in Criminal Justice

Semester Course # Course Name Credit Hours Prereq. Core/ Major General Education Req. CJ Elective
1 ORT100 Orientation 0 0 0 0
CJS110 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 3 0 0
CJS130 Introduction to Justice Administration 3 3 0 0
CJS205 Constitutional Law I 3 3 0 0
CJS100 Ethics in Law Enforcement 3 3 0 0
CJS Elective 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 12 0 3
2 CJS200 Criminal Law 3 3 0 0
CJS223 Criminal Procedure 3 3 0 0
CJS225 Criminal Investigations I 3 3 0 0
CJS230 Criminal Evidence 3 3 0 0
Open Elective 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 12 0 3
Total for Semesters 1-2 30 24 0 6
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