The Community Service Officer Certificate of Achievement prepares students to work in the field of public safety and security, both in public and private sectors. The coursework emphasizes the development of communication skills, criminal law and investigation, contemporary issues facing law enforcement, ethical and moral reasoning competence, and skills necessary of the Community Service Officer (CSO).  The Certificate of Achievement supports career pathways to law enforcement, government, and private industry as Community Service Officers (CSO), security personnel, police explorers, and ancillary legal and professional support staff.  Students are required to complete AJ 120 and AJ 139 at Evergreen Valley College to be eligible for this certificate.


What is a Program Map?

A program map is a suggested semester-by-semester plan to help you complete the courses required for a particular degree or certificate. It is based on the major sheet for the particular degree or certificate you are interested in. It includes courses required for the major, general education and any necessary electives. 

A program map is a representation of the major sheet. It includes the specific specialty courses in a major, general education courses and any necessary electives. 

What is a Major Sheet?

A major sheet includes a description of the program you are interested in, what you can expect to learn once you have completed the program (Program Learning Outcomes) and the specific specialty courses you will need to complete within a major.