21 credit hours
Below is a recommended course sequence that will allow a student to earn the certificate. Please consult with an advisor to examine alternate sequences to meet individual academic goals.
First Semester
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems and Practices
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law
Second Semester
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems and Practices
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices
* * Directed Electives for the Criminal Justice Field of Study are chosen by each transfer university in Texas that offers a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. For example: 
Texas A&M University - Commerce requires CRIJ 1307 and CRIJ 2301. 
Texas Woman's University requires CRIJ 1307 and CRIJ 2314.
University of North Texas requires ENGL 2311 and SPCH 1311.
University of Texas at Dallas did not submit any courses at the time of this printing.
Please meet with a Collin College academic advisor to determine which courses would be best to take for completion of this program. If you plan to transfer, also check with your intended transfer college or university prior to beginning this program to verify course transferability.