1520 | Criminal Justice Technology – AS

The Associate in Science (AS) 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 (60 credit hours)


First Term
 *ENC 1101Freshman English 1(G.E.)3
 CGS 1100CIntroduction to Microcomputers using Windows(G.E.)3
 PSC 1121Physical Science OR 3
     Any non-lab science in A.A. degree  
 CCJ 1010Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
** Humanities Elective(G.E.)3
 SLS 1106First Year Experience Seminar 1
Second Term
***ENC 1102Freshman English II(G.E.)3
 CJC 2002Criminal Behavior 3
 CJL 2100Criminal Law I 3
 CJC 1000Introduction to Corrections 3
Summer Term
 SPC 2608Fundamentals of Speech Communication(G.E.)3
 CCJ 1001Juvenile Justice 3

First Term
 PSY 2012General Psychology OR(G.E.)3
    SYG 2000   General Sociology  
 CJE 2452Criminal Justice and Community Relations 3
 *MGF 1106Liberal Arts Mathematics I(G.E.)3
 CJE 1000Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
** Criminal Justice Elective 1-2
Second Term
 *MGF 1107Liberal Arts Mathematics II OR(G.E.)3
 *   STA 2023   Elementary Statistics  
 BSC 1010CGeneral Biology I OR(G.E.)4
     Any lab science in A.A. degree  
 CJE 2600Criminal Investigation 3
** Criminal Justice Elective 3

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