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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.

Advising Sheets

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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