HUMAN SERVICES
CRIMINAL JUSTICE CERTIFICATE

This certificate program will prepare students to work with Human Service agencies that provide services to clients coming from the criminal justice system.  Students will examine the skill requirements, the major tasks and responsibilities, the role and function of the service provider in jails, penal institutions, police departments, juvenile justice agencies and the Department of Corrections. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a minimum grade of ā€œCā€.  At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Core Courses (30 Units) are listed in suggested sequences:

Course Number  Course Title       Units

HUSR 210 C   Introductiory Fieldwork     3
HUSR 211 C   Advanced Fieldwork      3
HUSR 223 C   Helping Skills in Human Services    3
HUSR 224 C   Self Esteem Strategies      3
HUSR 275 C   Ethical Issues in Human Services    3
HUSR 290 C   Human Services in Criminal Justice    3
HUSR 291 C   Counseling in Criminal Justice     3
HUSR/SOC 292 C  Introduction to Criminology     3
HUSR 294 C   Careers in Criminal Justice     3
HUSR 295 C   Cross-Cultural Criminology     3

**Select a minimum of 6 units from the elective courses below:

Elective Course Number Course Title       Units

HUSR 221 C   Crisis Intervention and Referral Services   3
HUSR 225 C    Families & Substance Abuse     3
HUSR 240 C   Drugs and Alcohol in Our Society    3
HUSR 241 C   Intervention Strategies     3
HUSR 242 C   Drugs and Physiology      3
HUSR 243 C   Co-Occuring Distorders    3
HUSR 270 C   Introduction to Victimology     3
HUSR 271 C   Society and Victimization     3
HUSR 293 C   Conflict Resolution/Mediation     3

Total units required for Criminal Justice Certificate = 36 Units

To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a minimum grade of ā€œCā€.  At least 50%of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.  Consult your counselor if you are interested in the General Education classes necessary for an Associate in Arts Degree

Revised 8/2015