Students should consult a faculty advisor or an academic advisor early in their program of study. The Criminal Justice program offers instruction and training for individuals who are seeking careers in Criminal Justice or related fields. The A.A.S. degree not only prepares a student to sit for the Texas Peace Officer Licensing Examination, but also provides a faculty advisor early in their program of study to develop a degree plan. Deviations from the courses listed require a recommendation from the faculty advisor and approval of the Associate Vice President for Workforce Development.