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2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Technology, Law Enforcement Specialization, AAS


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Before entry in the Texas Peace Officer (TPO) courses (CJLE 2324 , CJLE 2520 , CJLE 2521 , and CJLE 2522  - police academy course), students shall complete 30-36 course hours of the Law Enforcement specialization including CRIJ 1301 , CRIJ 1306 , CRIJ 1313 , CRIJ 2314 , and CRIJ 2328 . The TPO courses serve as the external learning component.  Persuant to TCOLE (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement) academy applicants are required to be 21 years of age or have completed 60 college hours if under 21 years of age upon entry into an academy.  In addition, a background check is required before registering for the TPO courses-academy. Howard College has a partnership with Concho Valley Council of Government (CVCOG) Law Enforcement Academy to provide instruction of the TPO courses. CVCOG Law Enforcement Academy also provides the eligibility endorsement for the student to sit for the state licensing exam administered by TCOLE to become a Texas Peace Officer. The student shall meet all entry requirements as determined by the TCOLE and CVCOG Law Enforcement Academy as well as comply with academy standards while attending. On the San Angelo Campus, enrollment in these courses is required to be simultaneous for a Fall term enrollment.

First Semester


Total: 15 Hours


Total: 15 Hours


Total: 18 Hours


Fourth Semester


Total: 12 Hours


Total Hours in AAS Degree: 60


1 Capstone course
2 Must be approved by program / division director.
3 TPO Academy Courses

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