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Criminal Justice (for Transfer)


An education in Criminal Justice can lead to a wide variety of public service careers. Criminal justice courses provide valuable knowledge in working effectively in corrections, probation, government and private security settings.

These academic courses are intended to transfer to a four-year college or university towards earning a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. View rubrics for criminal justice courses. Note that all courses may not be offered at every college of DCCCD.


Taking criminal justice classes at El Centro College is an affordable way to get started on a path to a brighter future. Whether you’re taking classes to transfer to a four-year college or university, or for personal enrichment, our curriculum will give you the foundational skills you need.