Credit/Prior Learning

Credit/Prior Learning

Any student enrolled in the Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice who has successfully completed any of the below listed Georgia POST and military/investigator course(s) will be able to receive corresponding college course credit at no additional cost.

 Georgia POST Course(s) Credit for GHC Course(s)
Basic Law Enforcement Officer Training
  • PHED 1200 – CPR and First Aid
    (2 hours)
  • CRJU 1100 – Introduction to Criminal Justice
    (3 hours)
  • CRJU 2100 – Introduction to Law Enforcement
    (3 hours)
  • CRJU 3100 – Criminal Law
    (3 hours)
  • CRJU 3110 – Criminal Procedures
    (3 hours)
  • CRJU 3500 – Criminal Investigations
    (3 hours)
  • CRJU 3501 – Criminal Investigations II
    (3 hours)
Cumulative 40 hours of drug, alcohol, gang and related training CRJU 3350 – Drugs in America
(3 hours)
Supervision Level 1 CRJU 3600 – Criminal Justice Administration
(3 hours)
Supervision Level 2 CRJU 3710 – Special Topics – Public Safety Leadership
(3 hours)
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training – 40 hour CRJU 3710 – Special Topics – Crisis Intervention
(3 hours)
ALERRT Active Shooter plus GNESA Sexual Assault or cumulative 40 hours of directly related training CRJU 3810 – Victimology
(3 hours)
Cumulative 40 hours of use of force, community policing, cultural diversity, police discretion, evidence-based policing and related training CRJU 4600 – Police Problems and Practices
(3 hours)
Cumulative 40 hours of ethics, diversity, bias, and related training CRJU 4700 – Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice
(3 hours)

*Credit can also be given for approved federal law enforcement training (on a case by case basis) and military police/investigations related training (see below).

*For students who would like more information on how to receive Credit for Prior Learning not eligible for Georgia POST credit and/or military police/investigations related training, please click for more information.

Army Military Police (31B)

Skill level ACE recommended courses Credit for GHC Course(s)
30 Law enforcement operations
(3 hours)
CRJU 2100 – Intro to Law Enforcement
30 Criminal investigation
(3 hours)
CRJU 3500 – Criminal Investigations I
30 Criminal procedure
(3 hours)
CRJU 3110 – Criminal procedure
30 Criminal Justice Administration
(3 hours)
CRJU 3600 – Criminal Justice Administration

 

Army Criminal Investigator (31D)

Skill level ACE recommended courses Credit for GHC Course(s)
30 Criminal Investigations
(3 hours)
CRJU 3500 – Criminal Investigations I
30 Criminal Procedure
(3 hours)
CRJU 3110 – Criminal Procedure
30 Criminal Law
(3 hours)
CRJU 3100 – Criminal Law
30 Criminal Evidence
(3 hours)
CRJU 3501 – Criminal Investigations II
30 Criminalistics
(3 hours)
CRJU 4500 – Management of Forensics
40 Criminal Justice Administration
(3 hours)
CRJU 3600 – Criminal Justice Administration

 

Navy Master at Arms

Skill level ACE recommended courses Credit for GHC Course(s)
MA3 Criminal Evidence & procedures
(3 hours)
CRJU 3110 – Criminal procedure
MA3 Criminal Investigation
(3 hours)
CRJU 3500 – Criminal Investigation I
MAC Terrorism
(3 hours)
CRJU 4210 – Terrorism & the CRJU System

 

Marine Corps Military Police (5811)

Skill level ACE recommended courses Credit for GHC Course(s)
E6 Police supervision
(3 hours)
CRJU 3600 – Criminal Justice Administration

 

Coast Guard Maritime Enforcement Specialist

Skill level ACE recommended courses Credit for GHC Course(s)
ME3 Intro to Criminal Justice
(3 hours)
CRJU 1100 – Intro to Criminal Justice
ME3 Intro to Law Enforcement
(3 hours)
CRJU 2100 – Intro to Law Enforcement

 

Coast Guard Criminal Investigators

Skill level ACE recommended courses Credit for GHC Course(s)
IV3 Criminal Law
(3 hours)
CRJU 3100 – Criminal Law
IV3 Homeland Security
(3 hours)
CRJU 4210 – Terrorism and CJS