Police Science, One-Year Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #5094

Effective May 2017

Division Social Sciences and Human Services

The objective of the certificate program is to supply current information and knowledge to the police science fields to individuals already employed as criminal justice officers or persons who are preparing themselves for full- or part-time employment in a local police agency. The program is structured that the general needs of the student are met as far as practicable in a certificate program. All coursework listed below can be used to satisfy the requirements of the associate degree in police science. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall SemesterHours
CISS 121 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I 3
CRMJ 110 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3
CRMJ 117 CRIMINAL LAW 3
PLSC 156 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT 3
Science Elective 1 2-4
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
 Hours15-17
Spring Semester
CRMJ 121 CRIMINALISTICS 3
CRMJ 146 CRIMINAL JUSTICE INVESTIGATION 3
HLED 153 FIRST AID AND SAFETY 2
PSYH 151 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOCY 151G INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
Technical Elective 3 2-3
 Hours16-17
 Total Hours31-34
1

Science elective: courses selected from the general education/transfer module.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

3

Technical elective: any non-required CRMJ course.

Program Contact(s):

James McManus
440-366-7164
jmcmanus@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.