2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Concentration, A.A.S.


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Program Code: CMJ.AAS.LEF

This program is for students who want an entry-level position in law enforcement or to transfer to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Wilmington University, the University of Baltimore, Troy University, the University of Maryland University College or another four-year college or university and work toward a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. To ensure maximum transferability, students should familiarize themselves with the program requirements of the institution to which they plan to transfer.

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* This course has a prerequisite.

Learning Outcomes


Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Differentiate the institutions, laws and theories that comprise the U.S. legal system;
  2. Apply investigative principles and techniques used in the field of criminal investigation;
  3. Explain the nature and causes of crime and victimization;
  4. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills that are used with a range of client populations, colleagues and members of the community;
  5. Explain the importance of practicing safe and ethical behavior while managing police operations, investigations and public safety; and
  6. Demonstrate competence with objectives of the Maryland Police Training Commission (ESCJA graduates).

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