Jun 24, 2024  

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

Total Semester Credits: 9

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Semester Credits: 12

Total Credits: 68


  1. Students who plan to take the Basic Police Training (B.P.T) should see their counselor/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 all core courses.
  3. If proficiency can be demonstrated in Keyboarding and Computer Concepts, additional electives may be substituted for the CST and/or OAT courses. Keyboarding waiver test is available for OAT 170 . Contact the BIT Division office, 989-686-9127, to arrange for waiver test.
  4. 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.
  5. CJ 101, OAT 153, LW 280, and LWT 175 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.
  6. May substitute an approved natural science elective including MTH 119W  or higher with a grade of “C” or better for CJ 220W . Please refer to the MACRAO 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 MACRAO agreement.
  7. You may be eligible for the MACRAO or Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA). Consult the current catalog for MACRAO or MTA requirements.
    1. ENG 111A , ENG 111B , ENG 111C , or ENG 111H  can be taken in place of ENG 111  
    2. ENG 113 , ENG 112A , or ENG 112H  can be taken in place of ENG 112  
    3. POL 105W   or POL 212W  can be taken in place of POL 103W  
    4. COM 112W  or COM 222  can be taken in place of COM 114W  

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