Criminal Justice

Associate in Applied Science

College Degree Requirements

Prescribed Technical Program16
General Education15-16
Criminal Justice Required Program Electives18
Elective Credits15
Total Degree Credits64-65
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 3
General Education Courses  
Communications I  
ENGL 110 College Composition I (Required) 3
Communications II  
ENGL 120
College Composition II
or Introduction to Professional Writing
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences  
POLS 115 American Government (Recommended) 3
Business, Math, Science & Technology  
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 3
Select one of the following: 3 or 4
College Algebra  
Elementary Statistics  
Criminal Justice Required Program Electives  
Select 3 credits from the list below 1 3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
2nd Year
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CJ 220 Criminal Law (Fall only) 3
CJ 297 Cooperative Education/Internship (Repeatable) 1
Criminal Justice Required Program Electives  
Select 12 credits from the list below 1 12
Electives 15
 Total Credits64-65
Criminal Justice Required Program Electives
CJ 210Introduction To Policing (Fall only)3
CJ 226Criminal Investigation (Spring only)3
CJ 231Criminal Evidence and Procedure (Spring only)3
CJ 254Juvenile Justice System (Spring only)3
CJ 270Introduction to Corrections (Fall only)3
POLS 116State and Local Government3
PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology3
PSYC 270Abnormal Psychology3
SOC 235Cultural Diversity3
SOC 253Juvenile Delinquency (Fall only)3

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements