CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Associate of Applied Science Degree – Tech Prep (5505)

The Criminal Justice program offers the Associate of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice to students who are seeking careers as police officers, sheriff’s deputies, state law enforcement officers, district attorney’s investigators, and correctional officers. Most of the courses are transferable to several universities that offer a baccalaureate degree in criminal justice.

FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course
Description
Credit
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law 3
CRIJ 1307 Crime in America 3
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology
OR
 
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3
   
15
 
Second Semester
Course
Description
Credit
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems and Practices 3
CRIJ 1313 Juvenile Justice System 3
CRIJ 2313 Criminal Justice Studies 3
CRIJ 2301 Community Resources in Corrections 3
   
15

SECOND YEAR

First Semester
Course
Description
Credit
CRIJ 2314 Criminal Investigation 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices 3
GOVT 2301 American National and State Government I

3

HUMA 1302 Introduction to Humanities II 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
   
15
 
Second Semester
Course
Description
Credit
MATH 1324 Finite Business Mathematics 3
CRIJ 2323 Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement 3
CJSA 1382 Law Enforcement Experience CAPSTONE 3
COSC 1401 Microcomputer Applications 4
GOVT 2302 American National and State Government II 3
   
16

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS IN PROGRAM

61

Identifies courses to meet academic, general education requirements for AAS degree; minimum 15 credit hours.

 

Updated 2/7/2007 - Content Author lkitchen