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2008-2009 Academic Catalog 
2008-2009 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Certificate

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Program Advisor: Sondra Beighle, 354-6049 (beighle-sk@actx.edu) or contact Cherie Clifton, 354-6007 (clifton-ca@actx.edu)

Certificate of Completion
Major Code - CJLE.CERT.LE

Contact the Testing Center or the Program Advisor for testing requirements. Testing requirements are based on the unique needs of the certificate program.

For persons wishing to pursue a career in law enforcement. Students will receive a certificate enabling them to sit for the State Examination by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) to become a Licensed Peace Officer. The hours will also apply toward an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice Law Enforcement. A student desiring entrance into this program must contact the Program Advisor or Criminal Justice Programs for instructions.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements (24 Semester Hours)

The following five classes are the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) approved Basic Peace Officer Academy and can only be taken as a Unit. Basic Peace Officer I and II comprise the first semester; Basic Peace Officer III, IV, and V comprise the second semester. The five classes are a total of 700 clock hours and will enable students who complete all five classes to sit for the state licensing (TCLEOSE) exam.

Total (24 Semester Hours)

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