This transfer guide is designed to prepare a student for academic transfer to a university where requirements for a baccalaureate degree in criminal justice or corrections may be completed. It provides a pathway for criminal justice and TDCJ personnel to complete course requirements for the Associate of Arts degree that are applicable to a university baccalaureate program. Students should consult with the criminal justice faculty advisors when planning a course of study that will transfer to a university that offers criminal justice studies.
Students seeking qualifying hours to take the state licensure examination to become a Texas peace officer for local, county or state law enforcement agencies should refer to the Law Enforcement Technology or Police Academy program in this catalog. A student interested in preparing for the Texas Parks and Wildlife or similar agency work should consult with a faculty advisor to determine a course of study that best fits his or her individual needs.
Students can complete the recommended courses for the Associate of Arts degree through online instruction. Students wishing to achieve their academic goals in this fashion should consult a faculty advisor to assist them.
Faculty advisors in the Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Technology program include Kenny Burns, Professor of Law Enforcement and Law Enforcement Academy Coordinator, Mark Wittie, Assistant Professor in Law Enforcement, John Barnes, Assistant Professor in Law Enforcement, and Craig Allen, Instructor in Law Enforcement.