Police Science

Police Science

One Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 5094

The objective of the Certificate Program is to supply current information and knowledge to the police science fields to individuals already employed as criminal justice officers or persons who are preparing themselves for full or part-time employment in a local police agency. The program is structured that the general needs of the student are met as far as practicable in a certificate program. All coursework listed below can be used to satisfy the requirements of the Associate Degree in Police Science. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Jim McManus at 440-366-7164 or jmcmanus@lorainccc.edu.

Fall Semester
CISS 121 Microcomputer Applications I 3
CRMJ 110 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRMJ 117 Criminal Law 3
PLSC 156 American National Government 3
  Science Elective ** 2/4
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Spring Semester
CRMJ 121 Criminalistics 3
CRMJ 146 Criminal Justice Investigation 3
HLED 153 First Aid and Safety 2
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology 3
Technical Elective* 2/3
Total Credit Hours: 31/34

1. * Technical Elective: Any non-required CRMJ course.
2. ** Science Elective: Courses selected from the General Education Transfer Module.
3. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established September 1970
Revised      April 2012
Effective     August 2012 

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October is Manufacturing Month

This series of activities for high school students through adults showcases the importance of manufacturing in Lorain County.

Events include:
  • OH Makes@LCCC Conference
  • Think Manufacturing Student Expo
  • Mechatronics Information Session
  • "What Makes What in Lorain County
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