1520 | Criminal Justice Technology

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Description of Program:

The A.S. degree in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare you for entry-level employment in the criminal justice field. Program content includes general education requirements as well as introductory courses relevant to criminal justice.

Length: Two (2) years (64 credit hours)


PREFIX NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS

FIRST YEAR
First Term
 * ENC 1101 Freshman English 1 (G.E.) 3
  CGS 1100C Introduction to Microcomputers using Windows (G.E.) 3
  PSC 1121 Physical Science OR   3
       Any non-lab science in A.A. degree    
  CCJ 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice   3
**   Humanities Elective (G.E.) 3
SLS 1106 First Year Experience Seminar 1
        16
Second Term
*** ENC 1102 Freshman English II (G.E.) 3
  CJC 2002 Criminal Behavior   3
  POS 1041 American National Government OR (G.E.) 3
       Honors American National Gov’t    
  CJL 2100 Criminal Law I   3
  CJC 1000 Introduction to Corrections   3
        16
Summer Term
  SPC 2608 Fundamentals of Speech Communication (G.E.) 3
  CCJ 1001 Juvenile Justice   3
        6

SECOND YEAR
First Term
  PSY 2012 General Psychology OR (G.E.) 3
     SYG 2000    General Sociology    
  CJE 2452 Criminal Justice and Community Relations   3
 * MGF 1106 Liberal Arts Mathematics I (G.E.) 3
  CJE 1000 Introduction to Law Enforcement   3
**   Criminal Justice Elective   2
        14
Second Term
 * MGF 1107 Liberal Arts Mathematics II OR (G.E.) 3
 *    STA 2023    Elementary Statistics    
  BSC 1010C General Biology I OR (G.E.) 4
       Any lab science in A.A. degree    
  CJE 2600 Criminal Investigation   3
**   Criminal Justice Elective   3
        12

Suggested Criminal Justice Electives:
  CCJ 1194 Interpersonal Communications   3
  CCJ 2949 Co-op Education Training in Criminal Justice   1-4
  CJC 2162 Probation, Pardon, and Parole   3
  CJC 2300 Administration of Correctional Institutions   3
CJE 2300 Police Administration and Organization 3
  CJE 2500 Police Operations   3
  CJL 1101 Criminal Law II   3
  CJL 2130 Criminal Evidence and Procedure   3
  CJE 2640 Modern Crime Scene Investigation   3
  EMS 1059C Medical First Responder/Health Issues   3

* It may be necessary to first enroll in a lower level English, math, or reading course depending on college placement test scores.
** It is your responsibility to meet with the department chair or counselor to select the proper course to fulfill this requirement.
*** Check the course descriptions for prerequisites.

Florida Gulf Coast University will accept 72 credit hours from your SFSC A.S. degree in Criminal Justice Technology toward the Bachelor of Science Degree, leaving 48 hours to be taken through FGCU.