Credit Courses/Continuing Education

Credit Courses

The Criminal Justice Programs offer an Associate in Science in Criminal Justice for students who wish to pursue a four-year degree. Since 1968, the Panhandle Regional Law Enforcement Academy has been training people for careers as sheriff's deputies and city police officers. Upon completion of the Law Enforcement Academy, students receive 26 credit hours supplying the requirements for a Certificate of Completion in Law Enforcement or the core requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Law Enforcement. 

Transfer path. Start your road to a Bachelor's Degree here.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE BLOCK – (Arts & Humanities) 
– 60 hrs.  Gen. Studies AS –

 

1ST Semester – 13 hrs
1st 8-week class
EDUC 1100 (1 hr.) FYS Learning Frameworks 1 hr.
ENGL 1301 (3 hrs.) Freshman Comp. I                                                                                  3 hrs
16-week classes
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics   3 hrs.
2nd 8-week class
HIST 1301 US History I 3 hrs.
CRIJ 1306- Court Systems 3 hrs
2nd Semester – 16 hrs.
1st 8-week class
ENGL 1302 Freshman Comp I 3 hrs.
SPCH from approved list                                                                                                         3 hrs
16-week class
BIOL 1408 Biology for Non STEM majors 4 hrs.
 2nd 8-week class
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Law                                                                                                   3 hrs
HIST 1302 (3 hrs.) U.S. Hist. II 3 hrs.
3rd Semester – 16 hrs
1st 8 weeks
GOVT 2305 (3 hrs.) U.S. Government 3 hrs.
PSYC 2301 – General Psychology  3 hrs
16-week class
BIOL 1409 Biology for Non STEM majors 4 hrs.
2nd 8 weeks  
Creative Arts 3 hrs.
CRIJ 1307 Crimes in America 3 hrs
4th Semester – 15 hrs.
1st 8-week class
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3 hrs
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems 3 hrs
16-week class
Transfer credit as needed 3 hrs
2nd 8 wks
Language Philosophy & Culture from approved list 3 hrs
GOVT 2306- Texas Government 3 hrs
CRIMINAL JUSTICE BLOCK – (A & H) 
– 60 hrs. AS –

 

High School Dual Credit (24 hrs)
 PSYC 2301, Math 1332, ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302, HIST 1301, HIST 1302,     GOVT 2305, SPCH 1315
1ST Semester – 10 hrs
1st 8-week class
EDUC 1100 (1 hr.) FYS Learning Frameworks 1 hr.
16-week classes
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics 3 hrs.
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems/Practices 3 hrs.
2nd 8-week class
GOVT 2306 (3 hrs.) Texas Government 3 hrs.
2nd Semester – 13 hrs.
1st 8-week class
Creative Arts 3 hrs
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law 3 hrs
16-week class
BIOL 1408 Biology for Non STEM majors 4 hrs
2nd 8 weeks
CRIJ 1307 Crime in America 3
3rd Semester – 12 hrs
1st 8 weeks
Language Philosophy & Culture from approved list 3 hrs
ENGL 2311 Technical Writing 3 hrs
16-week class
Transfer credit as needed 3 hrs
2nd 8 weeks
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems/Practices 3 hrs
CRIMINAL JUSTICE BLOCK – (Arts & Humanities)
– 60 hrs. Gen. Studies AS –Summer option
1ST Semester – 13 hrs
1st 8-week class
EDUC 1100 (1 hr.) FYS Learning Frameworks 1 hr.
ENGL 1301 (3 hrs.) Freshman Comp. I 3 hrs
16-week classes
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics 3 hrs.
Crij 1310- Fundamentals of Criminal lw 3 hrs
2nd 8-week class
HIST 1301 US History I 3 hrs.
2nd Semester – 13 hrs.
1st 8-week class
ENGL 1302 Freshman Comp I 3 hrs.
16-week class
BIOL 1408 Biology for Non STEM majors 4 hrs.
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems 3 hrs
2nd 8-week class
HIST 1302 (3 hrs.) U.S. Hist. II 3 hrs.
Summer Semester - 9 hrs
SPCH from approved list 3 hrs
PSYC 2301 – General Psychology 3 hrs
Language Philosophy & Culture from approved list 3 hrs
3rd Semester – 13 hrs
1st 8 weeks
GOVT 2305 (3 hrs.) U.S. Government 3 hrs.
16-week class
BIOL 1409 Biology for Non STEM majors 4 hrs.
CRIJ 1307 Crimes in America 3 hrs
2nd 8 weeks
CA credit 3 hrs.
4th Semester – 12 hrs.
1st 8-week class
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3 hrs
Transfer credit as needed 3 hrs
16-week class
CRIJ 2313- Correctional Systems/Practices 3 hrs
2nd 8 wks
GOVT 2306- Texas Government 3 hrs
CRIMINAL JUSTICE BLOCK – (A &H)
– 60 hrs. Gen. Studies AS – 6 semesters
1ST Semester – 10 hrs
1st 8-week class
EDUC 1100 (1 hr.) FYS Learning Frameworks 1 hr.
ENGL 1301 (3 hrs.) Freshman Comp. I 3 hrs
16-week classes
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics 3 hrs.
2nd 8-week class
ENGL 1302 Freshman Comp II 3 hrs
2nd Semester – 13 hrs.
1st 8-week class
HIST. 1301 (3 hrs.) U.S. Hist. I 3 hrs.
16-week class
BIOL 1408 Biology for Non STEM majors 4 hrs.
2nd 8-week class
HIST 1302 (3 hrs.) U.S. Hist. II 3 hrs.
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems 3 hrs
3rd Semester – 10 hrs
1st 8 weeks
PSYC 2301 – General Psychology 3 hrs
16-week class
BIOL 1409 Biology for Non STEM majors 4 hrs.
2nd 8 weeks
SPCH from approved list 3 hrs
4th Semester – 9 hrs.
1st 8-week class
GOVT 2305 (3 hrs.) U.S. Government 3 hrs.
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Law 3 hrs
2nd 8 wks
Creative Arts 3 hrs.
5th Semester – 9 hrs.
1st 8-week class
CRIJ 1307 Crimes in America 3 hrs
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems/Practices 3 hrs
2nd 8 wks
Language Philosophy & Culture from approved list 3 hrs
6 th Semester – 9 hrs.
1st 8-week class
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3 hrs
16-week class
Transfer credit as needed 3 hrs
2nd 8 wks
GOVT 2306- Texas Government 3 hrs


 

Continuing Education

In addition, the Criminal Justice Programs conduct mandated Continuing Education or In-Service Training and Seminars for law enforcement, corrections, and other criminal justice fields using local, national, and internationally recognized speakers. Amarillo College is a licensed training provider through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).