Associate Degree in Criminal Justice Courses


In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of 21 credits in general education courses.

General education requirements - 22 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG Open Elective 3
MATH 135 Viewing Life Mathematically 3
SCI 1XX Science w/lab 4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology 3
PHIL 103 Ethical and Legal Issues OR  
PHIL 105 Ethics, Values, and Cultural Competence in Practice 3
  General Education Elective 3

Programmatic general education core requirements - 6 credits

COM 1XX Communications Elective 3
PSY 2XX Elective 3

Criminal Justice major core requirements - 24 credits

Freshman year

CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice and the Law 3
CJS 106 Investigative Report Writing 3
CJS 112 Criminal Procedures 3
CJS 130 Introduction to Computer Crimes and Security 3

Sophomore year

CJS 150 Criminology 3
CJS 210 Criminal Law 3
CJS 243 Juvenile Justice in America 3
CJS 299 Internship 3

Electives - 9 credits

CJS 1XX Electives 6
CJS 2XX Elective 3

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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.