Criminal Justice

Associate in Applied Science

College Degree Requirements

Prescribed Technical Program18
General Education16
CJ Required Electives21
Elective Credits5-6
Total Degree Credits60-61
Plan of Study Grid
1st YearCredits
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
PHIL 210 Ethics 3
SOC 110
Introduction to Sociology
or Social Problems
SOC 252 Criminology (Fall only) 3
General Education Courses  
Communications I  
ENGL 110 College Composition I (Required) 3
Communications II  
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition II  
Introduction to Professional Writing  
Fundamentals of Public Speaking  
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavorial Science  
POLS 115 American Government 3
Business, Math, Science & Technology  
CHEM 112 Introduction to Forensic Science (Recommended) 3
CHEM 112L Introduction to Forensic Science Lab (Recommended) 1
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 3
Select two Elective credits. 2
2nd Year
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CJ 210 Introduction To Policing (Fall only) 3
CJ 220 Criminal Law (Fall only) 3
Criminal Justice Required Program Electives  
CJ 231 Criminal Evidence and Procedure (Spring only) 3
CJ 254 Juvenile Justice System (Spring only) 3
CJ 270 Introduction to Corrections (Fall only) 3
CJ 271 Community Based Corrections (Spring only) 3
POLS 116 State and Local Government 3
PSYC 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 253 Juvenile Delinquency (Fall only) 3
MATH 103 or MATH 137 are recommended, but not required.  
MATH 103
College Algebra
or Applied Algebra
 Total Credits60-61

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements