Associate Degree in Criminal Justice Courses


In addition to major core requirements consisting of Criminal Justice courses, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of 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
  Science Competency (SCI) 3-4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology (SS) 3
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

IDA 120 Intellectual Discovery Strategies OR Elective 3

Criminal Justice Major Core Requirements - 21 credits

Freshman Year

CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice and the Law 3
CJS 112 Criminal Procedures 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 3

Electives - 12 credits

CJS 1XX Electives 6
CJS 2XX Elective 3
OPEN Elective 3

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