Mar 21, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog

Criminal Justice Certificate

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Degree Code: J75

Certificate Program

Contact: Jeffrey Crouch - 860-215-9418

This program provides an opportunity for students to participate in a program leading to a certificate in Criminal Justice.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

English Competency Requirement met by: _______________


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

The English Competency Requirement is met by placement into ENG* K101 , or transfer credit, or completion of ENG* K096 .

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 27

Criminal Justice, Certificate Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate program, graduates will be able to:

  1. identify and explain the basic structures and functions of the criminal justice system.
  2. interpret the basic concepts and functions of criminal law.
  3. integrate multidisciplinary theories with constitute the basis for understanding criminality and victimization.
  4. apply constitutional principles that protect the rights of individuals and regulate criminal justice practices and procedures.
  5. discuss the importance of social and ethical issues confronting the criminal justice system.

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