Program Overview

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Certificate


Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/crj
Degree: Certificate
Plan 25CF


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

15 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Introduction to Psychology

3

course

Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

course

Introduction to Criminology

3

CRJ Electives (see below)

6

Second Semester

15 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Criminal Law

3

course

Introduction to Sociology

3

CRJ Electives (see below)

9

Total Hours for Certificate

30

Additional CRJ Elective Options

Course

Title

Hours

course

Introduction to Computer Forensics

3

course

Introduction to Forensic Science

3

course

Principles of Direct Supervision

3

course

Introduction to Private Security

3

course

Report Writing

3

course

Careers in Criminal Justice

3

course

Traffic Law Enforcement

3

course

Community Policing

3

course

Substance Abuse and Criminal Justice

3

course

Police Management and Supervision

3

course

Criminal Justice Internship

3

course

Principles of Criminal Investigation

3

course

Independent Research

3

course

Institutional Corrections

3

course

Institutional Corrections

3

course

Principles of Courtroom Testimony

3

course/course

Psychology of the Criminal Mind

3

course

Special Topics in Criminal Justice

3

course

Drugs and Society

3

course

Social Problems

3

course

Introduction to Legal Studies

3

course

Being Different: The Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

course

Introduction to Social Work

3

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact faculty member Christopher Utecht at (847) 543-2944, Javier Alonso at (847) 543-2468, Jennifer Hulvat at (847) 543-2574 or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.