Associate in Science Degree - Criminal Justice

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Electives  

Student Learning Outcomes

Criminal Justice graduates will:   

  1. Analyze, interpret, and use data and information in learning and in research. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and V.)
  2. Use technology as both a learning and as a professional application tool. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, and VII.)
  3. Communicate ideas clearly through visual, verbal, and written forms using graphs, models, and the vocabulary specific to the Social Sciences. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, and VII.)
  4. Demonstrate an ability to build upon and apply Social Science intellectual knowledge (and skills) in a variety of settings and environments. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII.)

Requirements

General Education Course Requirements

 Group I   (A)
 ENGL 110 or ENGL 111H*
 3
 Group I   (B)
 ENGL 120 or ENGL 121H*
 3
 Group I   (C)
 COMM 110 or COMM 111H*
 3
 Group II  (A)
 CSCI 101
 3
 Group II  (B)
 COMM 216 (Recommended)
 3
 Group II  (C)
 SOC 110 or SOC 115 (Recommended)
 3
 Group II  (D)
 Well-Being
 2
 Group III (A)
 Creative Expressions
 3
 Group III (B)
 Literature
 3
 Group III (C)
 MATH 103 (Recommended)
 4
 Group III (D)
 Social Science      
 3
 Group III (E)
 Natural Science
 4
 General Education Elective
 POLS 115 (Recommended)
 3
Total Credit Hours:40

Core Courses

PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology

3

POLS 115American Government

3

CJ 201The Criminal Justice System

3

CJ 253Juvenile Delinquency

3

CJ 351Introductions to Corrections

3

POLS 365United States Supreme Court and the Constitution

3

 

CJ 297Internship

1-6

Six Credits Required

 

Total Credit Hours:21

 

POLS 115 meets general education requirement Group II - List C

Total Credit Hours: 61