Department of Political Science & Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science

Criminal Justice is a designated major. Students must have a "C-" or better grade in courses required for the major and an overall GPA of at least 2.00.

General Education Requirements Credits
General Education 36-37
Core Requirements (15 hours)
CJ 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJ 1300 Intro to Corrections 3
CJ 1330 Criminal Law 3
CJ 1340 Criminal Investigation 3
CJ 2350 Laws of Evidence 3
Select 3 hours from the following list of electives
CJ 1350 Introduction to Forensic Science 3
CJ 2110 Introduction to Private Security 3
CJ 2330 Juvenile Justice 3
CJ 3200 History of Criminal Justice 3
Select one of the following tracks and complete all three courses: (9 hours)
Sociology
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 2370 Gender Studies 3
SOC 3000 Social Inequality & Justice 3
-OR-
Political Science
POLS 1100 American National Government 3
POLS 2100 Introduction to International Relations 3
POLS 2300 Introduction to Political Thought 3
-OR-
Psychology
PSY 1010 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 2200 Psychology of Ethnicity 3
PSY 3200 Psychology of Culture 3
Electives
Electives should be recommended in consultation with the Department Discipline Specialist to bring the credit hour total to 64
Total Credits 64