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AA Criminal Justice Corrections

Associate of Arts - Criminal Justice Corrections Option (62 Credits)

This degree program is designed for the student who plans to transfer to a four-year institution or for those students who desire to gain employment in the criminal justice field upon completion of the degree requirements. A student pursuing the Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice may choose either the law enforcement or the corrections option depending on his or her career preference.

Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (33)

Communications (9):
ENGL 110 Accelerated Composition 3cr
ENGL 120 Composition III 3cr
CJ 130 Public Speaking 3cr

Math (3):
MATH 121 College Algebra 3cr

Natural Science (4)
Humanities (3)
Health Promotion/Physical Education/Leisure (2)
Social and Behavioral Science (12)

Criminal Justice Core (23):
CRJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3cr
CRJS 108 Defensive Tactics I 2cr
CRJS 121 Introduction to Corrections 3cr
CRJS 131 Criminal Justice & Community Relations 3cr
CRJS 132 Introduction to Criminology 3cr
CRJS 142 Principles of Evidence & Crim Procedure 3cr
CRJS 201 Criminal Law I 3cr
CRJS 292 Criminal Justice Internship 3cr

Criminal Justice Electives (6):
Choose 6 credit hours of Criminal Justice related courses.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCING:

Recommended Course Sequence for Full-time Students (Part-time Students should see an Academic Advisor to customize their educational plan)

Term 1 - 17cr/hrs

ENGL 110 Accelerated Composition 3cr
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3cr
CRJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3cr
CRJS 121 Introduction to Corrections 3cr
Criminal Justice Elective 3cr
Health/Physical Education/Leisure Elective 2cr

Term 2 - 18cr/hrs

ENGL 120 Composition III 3cr
PSY 105 General Psychology 3cr
CJ 130 Public Speaking 3cr
MATH 121 College Algebra 3cr
CRJS 131 Criminal Justice & Community Relations 3cr
CRJS 132 Introduction to Criminology 3cr

Term 3 - 16cr/hrs

CRJS 201 Criminal Law I 3cr
CRJS 142 Principles of Evidence & Crim Procedure 3cr
POLS 200 American Polities 3cr
SOC 213 Deviance 3cr
Physical/Natural Science Elective 4cr

Term 4 - 11cr/hrs

CRJS 108 Defensive Tactics I 2cr
CRJS 292 Criminal Justice Internship 3cr
Criminal Justice Elective 3cr
Humanities Elective 3cr

**Summer Semester as needed.

Contact / Advisement:

Floyd Kezele
Phone: (505) 863-7750