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Criminal Justice-Public Police Services Advanced Certificate

Criminal Justice - Public Police Services

Advanced Certificate (AC)

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Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

30

Program/Plan Number

295

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes
 

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

27  CH
Computer Information Systems
CIS 120
Intro to Microcomputers 3
Fundamental concepts of computer information systems as applied to microcomputers in business and personal use; includes hands-on experience with a variety of microcomputer software. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the Consent of Departments Chairperson.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Criminal Justice
CRM JUS 102
Administration of Criminal Justice 3
Operation of the agencies of criminal justice: police, prosecution, courts, correctional institutions, probation and parole. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 114
Administration of Juvenile Justice 3
Studies in the etiology of juvenile delinquency, analysis of the agencies of control of juvenile behavior, and the roles of courts and correctional institutions in the administration of juvenile justice. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 202
Issues In Criminal Justice 3
Critical issues related to crime and urban society; analysis and evaluation of documents in the field of Criminal Justice. Consideration of newly proposed reforms and the method of implementing these reforms. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 211
Intro To Investigation 3
Intensive study and analysis in investigative procedures; strategy and tactics of obtaining and analyzing evidence through testimonial evidence, physical evidence and records; reconstructing the crime; preservation of evidence and case preparation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 221
Police Organization & Management 3
Police organization as a means by which police goals are achieved. Variations in organizational patterns resulting from differing and changing objectives of police service. Analysis and evaluation of urban law enforcement problems and procedures. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 222
Professional Responsibility 3
Examination of professional ethics and legal responsibilities of the criminal justice practitioner. Legal accountability of criminal justice practitioners; principles and techniques of stress management for maintenance of performance and health. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 234
Criminal Law & Procedure 3
Analysis of the nature of substantive criminal law, with emphasis on its historical and philosophical development in the United States. Examination of constitutional rights of the defendant, as these relate to arrest, rules of evidence, and courtroom procedure at pre-trial and trial level. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CRM JUS 256
Constitutional Law 3
Study of the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, as these govern police and court procedures and the rights of citizens. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

3  CH
​Select one course from the following:
Criminal Justice
CRM JUS 155
Introduction To Corrections 3
This course covers the history and development of corrections at the local, state and federal levels with emphasis on the goals, structure, and operations of correctional institutions. Included are alternatives to incarceration and the future of corrections within the American criminal justice system. This course is equivalent to the Illinois Articulation Initiatives Criminal Justice course numbered CRJ-911. Written assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Criminal Justice 102, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
English
ENGLISH 107-1
Report Writing 3
Letters and reports, methods of collecting and organizing data, and methods of presenting facts and ideas effectively. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

 CH
Total Minimum Credit Hours
 

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