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Hegis Code: 5505

Curriculum Code: CJPA-CERT

     This certificate is OPEN ONLY TO TRAINEES OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE ACADEMY AT SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE. The college will award college credit based on the State University of New York Guide to Educational Programs in Non-Collegiate Organizations for work undertaken at the academy. Upon completion, students will receive a Police Administration Certificate and may opt to continue their education by enrolling in the A.S. degree program in Criminal Justice.

REQUIRED COURSES: 35.5 credits Credits
COL101: Freshman Seminar 1.5
ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
OFT101: Basic Keyboarding 1
♦ POA110: The Administration of Criminal Justice 3
♦ POA113: Physical Education and Defensive Tactics 3
♦ POA115: Patrol Functions and Procedures 3
♦ POA121: Criminal Investigations 3
♦ POA122: First Aid-CPR 3
♦ POA131: Criminal Law and Procedure 6
♦ POA155: Community Relations for Police 3
♦ POA191: Criminal Justice Internship 6
NEEDED TO COMPLETE A.S degree (curriculum code CJPA-AS): 34-36 credits Credits
ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
COM102: Interpersonal Communication 3
CST101: Introduction to Computing 4
HIS103: Foundations of American History 3
or HIS104: Modern American History  
Humanities Elective 3
Laboratory Science Elective 4
Mathematics Elective 3-4
POL103: State and Local Politics and Government
or POL105: American National Politics and Government 3
PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3
Restrictive Elective (Should have a global perspective or focus on non-western cultures, to be selected from ANT101, ANT103, ANT105, ANT205, ANT211, GEO101, GEO102, GEO103, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120, POL107, ENG212,or PHL111) 3
SOC101: Introduction to Sociology 3
35.5 Credits Required for Police Academy Certificate
35-36 Additional Credits Required for Criminal Justice /A.S. Degree
English 3 credits
Police Administration 30 credits
Office Technologies 1 credits
Freshman Seminar 1.5 credits
♦ These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.