Criminal Justice Program (A.S.)

  • Program Overview

    Be a part of the exciting, fulfilling, and important field of criminal justice, and pursue a career in law enforcement, the justice systems, corrections, and social services.

    Program Overview

    The criminal justice program teaches critical thinking, along with a comprehensive understanding of how the criminal justice field operates. The criminal justice degree embraces the broad scope of the discipline.

    Upon completing our program, students will learn the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in criminal justice. This includes writing and communication skills. They will also understand the importance of ethics.

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    AS criminal justice
  • Curriculum

    Program of Study

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the program, students will:

    • Demonstrate the ability to think critically about crime and criminal justice
    • Describe knowledge and skills that are necessary for careers in criminal justice
    • Communicate the importance of ethics in criminal justice
    • Converse and write at an acceptable level for communications in academic and professional settings

    Required Curriculum

    Criminal Justice Electives - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Quantitative Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technogy Course - 3 cr.
    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Open Electives - 12 cr.

    CJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
    CJ 151 - Criminal Law
    CJ 205 - The American Court System
    CJ 210 - Police Process
    CJ 215 - Corrections
    CJ 230 - Technology Applications in Criminal Justice
    EC 150 - Career Foundations
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II

    Total Degree Requirements - 66 credits

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