Criminal Justice

Associate in Arts

College Degree Requirements

Note: Courses listed on degree plan are suggested. Students should consult with their advisor concerning their unique transfer decisions.

Total Degree Credits60-61
Plan of Study Grid
1st YearCredits
Arts & Humanities  
PHIL 210 Ethics 3
Communications I  
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
Communications II  
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition II  
Introduction to Professional Writing  
Electives  
POLS 115 American Government (Recommended) 3
PSYC 111 Introduction to Psychology (Recommended) 3
Math, Science & Technology  
Select one of the following: 3-4
College Algebra  
Elementary Statistics  
Math, Science & Technology  
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences  
CJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
SOC 110
Introduction to Sociology
or Social Problems
3
SOC 252 Criminology 3
 Credits30-31
2nd Year
Arts & Humanitites  
General Education Matrix (Arts & Humanities) 3
General Education Matrix (Arts & Humanities) 3
Communications III  
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Enrichment  
Enrichment Course Matrix 2
Math, Science & Technology  
Select one of the following pairs: 4
Concepts of Biology
and Concepts of Biology Lab
 
Introduction to Forensic Science
and Introduction to Forensic Science Lab
 
Criminal Justice Suggested Electives 15
 Credits30
 Total Credits60-61
Criminal Justice Electives
CJ 210Introduction To Policing (Fall only)3
CJ 220Criminal Law (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
CJ 297Cooperative Education/Internship (Repeatable)1
POLS 116State and Local Government3
PSYC 270Abnormal Psychology3
SOC 235Cultural Diversity3
SOC 253Juvenile Delinquency (Fall only)3