Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Associate Degree
Program of Study

Here is the suggested program of study for students in the Associate in Applied Science degree program in the Criminal Justice curriculum.

We have color-coded our classes so you can easily learn required courses and electives.

  • Courses in orange are GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
  • Courses in salmon are MAJOR COURSES
  • Courses in yellow are HUMANITIES ELECTIVE COURSES
  • Courses in green are CRIMINAL JUSTICE ELECTIVE COURSES
  • Courses in light blue are OTHER REQUIRED COURSES
Fall
Course Name
Class
Lab
Clin.
Credit
Hrs./Wk.
ACA 111 College Student Success
1
0
0
1
1
CJC 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice
3
0
0
3
3
CJC 131 Criminal Law
3
0
0
3
3
CJC 213 Substance Abuse
3
0
0
3
3
  Select one of the following:          
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
2
2
0
3
4
CIS 111 Basic PC Litaracy
1
2
0
2
3
  Select one of the following sets:          
MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics
2
2
0
3
4
MAT 140A Survey of Mathematics Lab
0
2
0
1
2
  or          
MAT 161 College Algebra
2
2
0
3
4
MAT 161A College Algebra Lab
0
2
0
1
2
16-17
19-20
Spring
Course Name
Class
Lab
Clin.
Credit
Hrs./Wk.
CJC 112 Criminology
3
0
0
3
3
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice
3
0
0
3
3
CJC 111 Corrections
3
0
0
3
3
CJC 212 Ethics & Community Relations
3
0
0
3
3
ENG 111 Expository Writing
3
0
0
3
3
  Criminal Justice Elective
3
0
0
3
3
18
18
Fall
Course Name
Class
Lab
Clin.
Credit
Hrs./Wk.
CJC 214 Victimology
3
0
0
3
3
CJC 231 Constitutional Law
3
0
0
3
3
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting
3
0
0
3
3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3 3
  Criminal Justice Elective
5
0
0
5
5
17
17
Spring
Course Name
Class
Lab
Clin.
Credit
Hrs./Wk.
CJC 221 Investigative Principles
3
2
0
4
5
CJC 222 Criminalistics
3
0
0
3
3
  Criminal Justice Elective
3
0
0
3
3
  Humanities Elective
3
0
0
3
3
  Select one of the following:          
POL 120 American Government
3
0
0
3
3
POL 130 State & Local Government
3
0
0
3
3
16
17
Total Program Hours
67-68
71-72


Criminal Justice Electives


Humanities Electives

Humanities electives for Criminal Justice can be found here.

Developmental Requirements