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ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

The Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice offers a sequence of courses to prepare students for entry level career positions in the criminal justice system and related fields. It also prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution of higher learning. The program provides students with the comprehensive knowledge to apply theories and principles and examine facts through critical thinking.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Class Description Credits
Communication
ENG 150 Introduction to Literature 3
ENG 151 Freshman Compostion 3
SPH 153 Introduction to Speech 3
Total: 9
Information & Technology Literacy
ICT 150 Introduction to Computers 3
Total: 3
Critical Thinking
MAT 151 Intermediate Algebra 3
PHSCI 150/150L Physical Science 4
Total: 7
Global Awareness & Cultural Competence
Select one 3 credit course from the following options and HIS 162 for a total of six (6) credits
HIS 150 American History I 3
HIS 151 American History II 3
HIS 170 World Civilization I 3
HIS 171 World Civilization II 3
HIS 162 Pacific History
(required)
3
Total: 6
Personal Development & Responsibility
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology 3
Total: 3
Total GER Credits: 28

Total Credits

Class Credits
General Education Requirements 28
Co-Foundational Requirements 27
Program Requirements 6
Total Credits: 61

Co-Foundational Requirements

Class Description Credits
Select a total of twelve (12) credits from any of the following 100 level courses
CJ 150 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJ 155 Traffic Functions 3
CJ 160 Patrol Operations 3
CJ 165 Introduction to Probation & Parole 3
CJ 170 Criminal Evidence 3
CJ 175 Criminal Investigation 3
CJ 180 Criminal Law and Procedures 3
CJ 190 Juvenile Delinquency 3
CJ 195 Introduction to Corrections 3
Total: 12
Select a total of fifteen (15) credits from any of the following 200 level courses
CJ 200 Comparative Justice 3
CJ 210 Constitutional Law and Procedures 3
CJ 215 Foundations in Criminology 3
CJ 220 Survey of Law 3
CJ 225 Victimology 3
CJ 230 Criminal Justice Administration & Organization 3
CJ 235 Cybercrime 3
CJ 240 Police Community Relations 3
CJ 260 Ethics of Criminal Justice 3
Total: 15
Total Co-Foundational Credits: 27

Program Requirements

SOC 150 Introduction to Sociology 3
POL 150 Introduction to American Government 3
Total Program Credits: 6