Hill College

Criminal Justice

Mission Statement

The mission of the Criminal Justice Department of Hill College is to prepare students for transfer degrees as well as successful careers in the students' desired profession. We seek to provide comprehensive curriculum and hands-on technology that will allow students to be abreast of the most current and emerging trends in the fields of Criminal Justice and Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Four Separate Areas of Study/Specialization Available
  • Program Offered in Hill and Johnson Counties
  • Certificate and Associate DegreeOptions Available
  • Dual Admission Available with Several Universities


Hill College recognizes that criminal justice is one of America’s fastest-growing career fields. Hill’s qualified faculty and modern facilities ensure you are prepared to meet that demand. Our criminal justice program provides five areas of  study/specialization, with certificate and associate degree options offered at both the Hillsboro and Cleburne campuses. Additionally, you may choose from an associate of arts or an associate of applied science degree.

In the program, you can gain a successful foundation in areas such as law enforcement, corrections, drug and alcohol abuse counseling, and evidence technology. Our curriculum offers you the theory and practical instruction necessary for students to be prepared for their chosen field. 

Contact Information

Kyle May
Coordinator
817-760-5980
kmay@hillcollege.edu

SYLLABI
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GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT
Criminal Justice

Chemical Dependency
Corrections
Evidence Technology
Law Enforcement Basic

Degree Options

DRUG & ALCOHOL ABUSE COUNSELING
Associate of Applied Science
65 credit hours

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY CORRECTIONAL COUNSELING
Certificate of Completion
30 credit hours

CORRECTIONS OPTION
Associate of Applied Science
66 credit hours

Certificate of Completion
30 credit hours

GENERAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Certificate of Completion
33 credit hours

EVIDENCE TECHNOLOGY
Certificate of Completion
31 credit hours

LAW ENFORCEMENT
Associate of Applied Science
63 credit hours

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Associate of Applied Science
71 credit hours

Sampling of Classes

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Crime in America
  • Courts & Criminal Procedures
  • Probation & Parole
  • First Line Police Supervision
  • Police Systems & Practices
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Community Resources in Corrections
  • Criminalistics I & II
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Texas Peace Officer Skills
  • Death Investigations
  • Interview & Report Writing