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Minimum credits: 18
Length: 1-2 semesters
Division: Arts, Sciences, & Business
Contact: 434.797.8402 or 434.797.8462
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-400-45 CIP Code: 43.0103
Purpose: This Career Studies Certificate provides an overview of foundational topics related to criminal justice
The Career Studies Certificate in Foundations of Criminal Justice provides an overview of foundational topics related to criminal justice. All coursework transfers into the Associate of Applied Science in Administration of Justice - Law Enforcement Specialization.
Program Outcomes: Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the following:
- Functions of the different components of the criminal justice system-police, judiciary, corrections and protective services;
- The need for uncompromising ethical and moral standards;
- Exemplary written communication skills;
- Excellent information literacy skills.