b'Credit for Service Schools will be awarded in accord with the recommendations of the American Council on Education in the Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Forces. This credit will be awarded as recommended for the lower-division category or the career/technical category as determined by the evaluating officer. VII. Credit in Certain Law Enforcement Courses Credit may be allowed for completion of specific courses, programs, academies and workshops following departmental recommendation and approval by the Dean of Teaching & Learning and the Vice President. Specific credit recommendations are as follows: Basic Law Enforcement Course for Sheriffs or Basic Law Enforcement Course for Police: Introduction to Criminal JusticeLaw EnforcementCRJ 1313 3 Police Operations and EthicsCRJ 2313 3 Criminal InvestigationCRJ 2333 3 Internship in Criminal JusticeCRJ 1353 3 Physical EducationHPR2 Total Semester Hours 14 VIII. Credit for Approved Apprenticeship Programs MGCCC, in partnership with sponsoring companies, coordinates specific apprenticeship programs designed to meet the training needs of apprentices as outlined by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training of the U.S. Department of Labor. Participants in these programs are employed by a sponsoring company and must meet all apprenticeship entry requirements specified by the Bureau of Apprentice Standards. Apprenticeship programs vary in length from 4,000 to 8,000 clock hours, including work experience training and classroom instruction. Classroom instruction includes Related Technical Instruction (RTI) needed to perform on-the-job skills. Apprenticeship instructors monitor work experience training and insure rotations are maintained. Upon satisfactory completion of the apprenticeship, the participant is classified as a journeyman with the sponsoring company. Honors College In order to provide services to meet the educational needs of the community as a whole, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College established the Honors Program in 1987. The Honors College offers special courses and activities, along with $2,000 per year scholarships, to academically talented students. Students who wish to participate in the program must complete an application, attend an interview with the Honors College Director, and meet any two of the appropriate criteria. The Honors College only considers college-level coursework; therefore, developmental courses are excluded from all requirements. Criteria for entering freshmen: Student must meet at least two of the three criteria below: 1.A minimum ACT Composite score of at least 25 (required for $2,000 per year scholarship) 2.The top 10 percent of their high school class in a college preparatory program 3.Recommendations from two instructors/faculty membersCriteria for students entering with previous college work: Student must meet at least two of the three criteria below: 1.A minimum ACT Composite score of 25 2.A cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C on a minimum of 15 hours (required for $2,000 per year scholarship) 3.Recommendations from two instructors/faculty members 65'