The Associate of Technical Study Degree in Criminal Justice/OPOTA prepares entry-level professionals from diverse backgrounds in theoretical foundations, knowledge, skills, and practices of law enforcement operations. This study enables students to develop rational decisions and informed responses to challenges facing law enforcement and CJ professionals today and prepares them to take the OPOTA certification assessment which allows them to seek employment as a Peace Officer in the State of Ohio. Note: This program requires an approved ATS application. Please contact email@example.com if interested. This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|BIS 1120||Introduction to Software Applications||3|
|CJS 1101||Introduction to Criminal Justice Science||3|
|CJS 2280||Basic Peace Officer Training I||14|
|CJS 2281||Basic Peace Officer Training II||12|
|Criminal Justice Elective||3|
|COM 2206 (Interpersonal Communication) OR COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking)||3|
|COM 2245||Intercultural Communication||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|ENG 1201||English Composition II||3|
|HUM 1125 (Introduction to the Humanities) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective||3|
|MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective||3|
|PSY 1100||General Psychology||3|
|SOC 1101||Introduction to Sociology||3|