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AA Criminal Justice Law Enforcement

Associate of Arts - Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Option (65 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 (36)

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)
Foreign Language (3)
Health Promotion/Physical Education/Leisure (2)
Social and Behavioral Science (12)

Criminal Justice Core (29):
CRJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3cr
CRJS 150 First Responder First Aid 3cr
CRJS 131 Criminal Justice & Community Relations 3cr
CRJS 132 Introduction to Criminology 3cr
CRJS 201 Criminal Law I 3cr
CRJS 221 Criminal Investigation 3cr
CRJS 233 Traffic Control & Accident Investigation 4cr
CRJS 235 Police Procedures & Police Tactics 4cr
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 - 14cr/hrs

ENGL 110 Accelerated Composition 3cr
CRJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3cr
CRJS 150 First Responder First Aid 3cr
Criminal Justice Elective 3cr
Health Promotion/Physical Education/Leisure 2cr

Term 2 - 18cr/hrs

ENGL 102 Comp II: Analysis & Argument 3cr
MATH 121 College Algebra 3cr
Social & Behavioral Science Elective 3cr
CRJS 221 Criminal Investigation 3cr
CRJS 131 Criminal Justice & Community Relations 3cr
CRJS 132 Introduction to Criminology 3cr

Term 3 - 17cr/hrs

Physical & Natural Science Elective 4cr
Social & Behavioral Science Elective 3cr
CJ 130 Public Speaking 3cr
CRJS 201 Criminal Law I 3cr
CRJS 233 Traffic Control & Accident Investigation 4cr

Term 4 - 16cr/hrs

Social & Behavioral Science Elective 3cr
Foreign Language or Humanities Elective 3cr
CRJS 235 Police Procedures & Police Tactics 4cr
CRJS 292 Criminal Justice Internship 3cr
Criminal Justice Elective 3cr

**Summer Semester as needed.

Contact / Advisement:

Floyd Kezele
Phone: (505) 863-7750