2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Criminal Justice and Security Certificate

This Criminal Justice and Security certificate program is designed for those individuals interested in training in the criminal justice field, particularly as it relates to security and international crime.

Credit Hours Required: 21

Note: This program can be completed entirely online.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Criminal Justice and Security Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Explain the historical development of American criminal law from its English common law roots to the present.
  2. Analyze criminal conduct in the context of historical, social, political and legal developments.
  3. Analyze the intersection of law, morality, and ethics in our modern society.
  4. Discuss global business security issues and transnational events which have global repercussions.
  5. Analyze Homeland Security and homeland defense policies and strategies, with a focus on immigration and border security.
  6. Describe unique criminal justice challenges posed by international criminal activity and organizations.
  7. Discuss the history and causes of terrorism.
  8. Analyze the unique challenges to protection of information and computer security posed by cyberspace.