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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Academy Professional (Full-time)

Degree: One-year Technical Certificate
Division: Business and Public Services

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: A critical analysis of contemporary American society with review of major sociological theories, research methods, culture, socialization, groups, social structure, social institutions, deviance, social inequalities, social processes and social change.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from the following courses: SOC 1101 or PSY 1100

Prerequisites: DEV 0015

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: First half of the mandated Ohio Attorney General/Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy training for individuals to attain certification as peace officers in Ohio law enforcement agencies. Consists of mandated cognitive and psychomotor skills training for entry level Ohio law enforcement officers.

Notes: Requires application and acceptance into the Sinclair Police Academy. See www.sinclair.edu/trainingacademy for details.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and Other (Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) fingerprint checks, a successful five panel drug screening and successful physical fitness assessment required as well as permission and signature of the Sinclair Community College Training Academy Coordinator.) and Other (Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) fingerprint checks, a successful five panel drug screening and successful physical fitness assessment required as well as permission and signature of the Sinclair Community College Training Academy Coordinator.)

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

Summer Semester (First Year)
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Description: Second half of the mandated Ohio Attorney General/Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy training for individuals to attain certification as peace officers in Ohio law enforcement agencies. Consists of mandated cognitive and psychomotor skills training for entry level Ohio law enforcement officers.

Notes: Requires application and acceptance into the Sinclair Police Academy. See www.sinclair.edu/trainingacademy for details.

Prerequisites: CJS 2280 and Other (with a grade of "C" or above.)

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.