The Protective Services (Criminal Justice) department follows the principles and guidelines of the Central Texas College mission - utilizing its resources to provide qualified, trained individuals for local, state, national and international public criminal justice agencies. Further, it assists students in making an intelligent career choice and assists the field in providing qualified employees by guaranteeing the performance of its graduates.

Online Courses
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree plans are offered online for both criminal justice and corrections specialization. CTC Distance Education

See Class Schedules for specific course offerings.

Programs of Study

The Protective Services department adheres to the common course transfer core curriculum in criminal justice, assuring transferability of its courses to a variety of colleges and universities. Further, the department has articulation agreements with several high schools and universities in Texas, whereby courses taught at one institution are automatically accepted into the degree plans of the other if the student so desires.

(*Offered at locations outside of Texas under Military Contract Obligation)

Course Descriptions