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Associate Degree in Criminal Justice Courses

Curriculum

In addition to major core requirements consisting of Criminal Justice courses, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of at least 24 credits in general education competencies.

General Education Requirements - 24-25 Credits
ENG 101 English Composition 3
CJS 106 Investigative Report Writing (WR) 3
COM 1XX Communications Competency (COM) 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy Competency (CL) 3
MATH 1XX Math Competency (MATH) 3
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology (SS) 3
  Science Competency (SCI) 3-4
PHIL 103 Ethical and Legal Issues OR  
PHIL 105 Ethics, Values, and Cultural Competence in Human Services (CU) OR  
HSM 105 Contemporary Ethical Perspectives 3

Non-Major Core Requirements - 3 credits
ASD 120 The College Experience OR Open Elective 3

Criminal Justice Major Core Requirements - 21 credits
Freshman Year
CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice and the Law 3
CJS 112 Criminal Procedure 3
CJS 140 Introduction to Corrections 3
CJS 150 Criminology 3
Sophomore Year
CJS 210 Criminal Law 3
CJS 243 Juvenile Justice in America 3
CJS 299 Internship OR  
CJS 290 Research Project in Criminal Justice OR  
CJS 250 Service Learning 3

Electives - 12 credits
CJS 1XX Electives 6
CJS 2XX Elective 3
OPEN Elective 3

Total Credits: 


60-61

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Course sections noted with an 'H' are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an 'O' are delivered in an online format.

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