Sep 27, 2020  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Police/Community Relations, CTS


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The Certificate of Technical Studies in Police/Community Relations is designed to show recognition of extensive training in one of the primary areas of law enforcement.

The relationship between police and the communities they serve has been highlighted by the increasing rise of tension between the two in regions of the U.S. Communities need police they can trust and police need community support for the vital functions they perform. By targeting specific information and skills, the CTS provides new hires valuable training and incumbent workers new avenues for promotion and advancement.

General Degree Information:

Graduates receive a total of 30 hours of college credit for completion of course work required for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Police/Community Relations. Courses taken in the CTS can be accepted toward a Technical Diploma in Criminal Justice and the Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice. Courses may also count toward a baccalaureate at colleges and universities electing to accept the transferred course(s).

Learning Outcomes:

  1. The skills to comprehend, evaluate, and synthesize information related to their area of responsibility by demonstrating their expertise;
  2. The application of the skills necessary to prepare written reports.
  3. The ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate job-related task in the profession of law enforcement

Required Courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Police/Community Relations:

Freshman Year


Total Credit Hours: 30


Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course. Additionally, students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in each course required in the curriculum to earn the Certificate of Technical Studies in Police/Community Relations.

This degree can be obtained 100% via Internet instruction. Contact your academic advisor for details.

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