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Criminal Justice Law Enforcement with Basic Police Training - AAA

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Program Code: AAA.25725

The Delta College Criminal Justice program is designed to give you specialized knowledge of the criminal justice field combined with a broad general educational background. The program offers theoretical, practical, and technical instruction designed to meet an ever-increasing demand and continuous upgrading of personnel by law enforcement agencies. As a graduate of this program, depending on the option chosen, you would be prepared to seek employment as a police officer, conservation officer, juvenile officer, private security, or prepare for careers in federal government, CSI, detective, pre-law and many other related careers.

Total Semester Credits: 15

Winter First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 16

Spring/Summer First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 7

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Semester Credits: 12

Total Credits: 66


  1. Students who plan to take the Basic Police Training (B.P.T) should see their Student Success Advisor or contact the Delta College Police Academy (N-102, Main campus; phone 989-686-9108).
  2. A grade of “C” (2.0) or higher is required in CJ 101 , CJ 110W , CJ 112W , CJ 210W , CJ 220W , CJ 250 , CJ 270W , CJ 271W , and CSI 110W .
  3. Employment within the Criminal Justice field may be delayed or denied depending on a history of convictions involving felonies, misdemeanors, and/or involving controlled substances.
  4. CJ 101 LWA 280 LWT 175 , and OAT 153  are taken concurrently and together make up the Basic Police Training (B.P.T) Academy. (12 credits) For information about B.P.T. contact the Delta College Police Academy. LWA 280  fulfills the 2-credit LW requirement for the Associate Degree.
  5. May substitute MTH 118W  or other MTA approved Math or Natural Science course with a grade of “C” or better for CJ 220W . Please refer to the MTA information in the catalog. Lab science credit in two different areas would be particularly useful for transferring to a 4-year school and is required in the fulfillment of the MTA agreement.

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