Criminal Justice

Associates of Applied Science Degree Option

Criminal Justice
Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice is designed for students who intend to enter the job market upon completion of the two-year degree. The purpose of the program is to meet the needs of criminal justice employers by preparing students for the challenges of working in a dynamic profession.

Courses within the program assist students in the development of occupationally specific abilities with emphasis on:
  • interpersonal skills
  • problem-solving
  • group dynamics
  • critical thinking

Link to Criminal Justice Degree Graduation Application

 

Required Course

Credits

BA 115Business Math

5

CJ& 101Introduction Criminal Justice

5

CJ 102Criminal Law

5

CJ& 105Introduction to Corrections

5

CJ 106Juvenile Justice

5

CJ 111Criminal Evidence

5

CJ& 112Criminology

5

CJ 190-193
CJ 290-293
Cooperative Field Experience

5

CJ 203Criminal Investigations

5

CJ 204Arrest, Search and Seizure

5

CJ 210Administrative and Supervision

5

CJ 212Criminal Justice Technical Writing

3

CJ 214CJ Professional Development

2

ENGL& 101English Composition

5

ETHS 101American Ethnic Minorities

5

IT 100Introduction to Computers

3

SOC& 101Introduction to Sociology

5

Electives *

18

TOTAL CREDITS

96

* Choose 18 credits from the following courses in at least three different disciplines:
AH 155 ENGL 102                                                                     PHOTO 101                                                    READ 105
BIOL 100 HIST 275                                                                      PHOTO 102                                                      SOC 110
BT 101 IT 101                                                                            PE 180                                                                SPAN 101 
CAS 106 IT 102                                                                            PE 181                                                                SPAN 102
CHEM 100 IT 104                                                                            PE 182                                                                SPAN 103
CJ 121 IT 111                                                                           PE 184                                                                 SPAN 201
CJ 220 IT 115                                                                          POLS& 101                                                          SPAN 202
CJ& 240 IT 120                                                                          POLS& 202                                                          SPAN 203
CMST 141 IT 124                                                                          PLSCI 205
CMST&101 PHIL& 101                                                                 PSYC& 101
CMST& 210 PHIL& 106                                                                PSYCH 220
CMST& 220