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Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement (Tech Prep Program), A.A.S.

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This degree is designed to assist students in developing the skills necessary for a career in law enforcement and is based on Texas requirements. Mathematics competency is also required and must be demonstrated by passing, with a “C” or better, a college-level mathematics course of at least three credits or taking a minimum of a four credit-hours geology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, or biology course and receiving an appropriate mathematics competency score on either the Accuplacer or THEA exam.

Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 65-66)

Semester III

2 Select from the Foreign Language Elective - 3 Credit Hours

Select 1 from the following: 3-4 Credit Hours

MATH Elective
Natural Science Elective

Humanities or Visual/Performing Arts: 3 Credit Hours

Select 1 from the Humanities (40) Core 
Select 1 from the Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core 

Semester VI


1 Select from any sociology, social work.

2 Spanish is preferred.

3 These courses have criminal justice (CRIJ) transfer equivalent courses. See the program coordinator for more information.

4 These courses have criminal justice (CRIJ) transfer equivalent courses. See the department chairman for more information.

5 Equivalent of TCLEOSE basic peace officer license.

Exit Competencies

Students must pass each class with a grade of “C” or better.

Written Communication Competency:

ENGL 1301 - Composition I    and ENGL 1302 - Composition II 

Oral Communications Competency:

SPCH 1311 - Introduction to Speech Communication 

Mathematical Skill Competency:

THEA mathematics passing score of 230
Or Accuplacer elementary algebra score of 76 or higher
Or Any college-level mathematics course, MATH 1314 - College Algebra  , MATH 1332 - Contemporary Math I (Math for Liberal Arts Majors I)  or equivalent

Computer Competency:

Any computer-dedicated course of three semester hours or more NOTE: Other TCLEOSE-accredited courses may be used in this degree with approval of department chairman. Tech Prep Program high school students need to see the department chairman for course credit awards.


Program CIP: 43.0107

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