Meet with a CSM counselor to discuss how to achieve academic goals and to develop a comprehensive student educational plan (SEP).

University Transfer Program
60-70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The Basic Police Academy includes fundamental principles, procedures and techniques of law enforcement, including: Criminal Law, Cultural Diversity, Report Writing, Arrest and Control Techniques, Firearms, Leadership, Ethics, Community Policing, Police Vehicle Operations, and First Aid/CPR. The course also includes a physical conditioning requirement that will prepare academy students for police service. The Basic Police Academy satisfies the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) minimum training requirements for entry-level peace officer positions in California. Upon completion the student can apply to law enforcement agencies as a Regular Police Officer, Reserve Police Officer, or Peace Officer.

Program Requirements

Required Core Course: 22 units Units
AJPS 107 Basic Police Academy 22 units
Total Required Units: 22