Law Enforcement Program

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College is committed to meeting the need for well-trained employees in the criminal justice field. Carefully chosen content-specific courses are balanced with appropriate general education course requirements.

Students may select from a variety of options at the certificate and associate degree leve. Students who wish to continue on to earn a bachelors degree may wish to discuss their plans with an academic advisor or the program head when they are selecting the courses in which to enroll each semester.

Detailed descriptions of courses in the ADJ programs may be found in the DSLCC Catalog and Student Handbook.

Program Requirements

The Certificate in Law Enforcement includes basic courses in writing skills, social sciences and first aid or emergency skills as well as specialized courses in Administration of Justice. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be awarded a Certificate in Law Enforcement. At least 50 percent of the required courses must be Dabney S. Lancaster Community College course credits. Students must achieve an overall 2.0 GPA ("C" average) in all applicable courses.