The field of law enforcement needs people with ability, sensitivity and professional training. The Law Enforcement Option provides training for career opportunities in law enforcement and policing and also offers a broad liberal arts education for those students who wish to transfer their earned college credits from the program to four-year academic institutions. To be admitted formally to the program, a student must complete all prerequisite courses (if applicable) and must pass CJS* H101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice with a minimum grade of “C”. Employment opportunities after successful training in the Law Enforcement Option include, but are not limited to, municipal and state police officers, federal law enforcement officers, environmental protection enforcement officers, fish and game wardens, and court investigators. The general objective of the option is to prepare students for jobs in the law enforcement field or to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.
Connecticut Police Academy Graduate
Successful graduates of the Connecticut Police Academy are granted a maximum of nine (9) credits toward their degree in the Criminal Justice/Public Safety Program. Graduates from the Academy are granted credits for CJS* H220 - Criminal Investigation , CJS* H105 - Introduction to Law Enforcement , and CJS* H293 - Criminal Justice Cooperative Work Experience , with an additional eighty (80) hours of field work and appropriate scholarly paper.
General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on General Education Core . Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required.