Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
    Apr 16, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice: Associates (AS.CRJ)

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Students graduating with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice will:

  1. Know the difference between the criminal justice system and process, be able to identify historical trends in the evolution of each of the three components of the system, and identify and define the stages of the criminal justice processes. Additionally, they will be able to identify and compare the roles and responsibilities of criminal justice professionals throughout the system at each stage of the process.
  2. Know the sources of law in American society, distinguish between criminal and civil law, and identify U.S. Constitutional amendments most closely associated with criminal justice, as well as important U.S. Supreme Court decisions pertaining to those amendments.

Complete these Criminal Justice courses (29 cr):

and complete these specific General Education courses (9 cr):

(Credits required for the major: 41 cr)


In-service students should discuss these requirements with their Criminal Justice Advisor and/or the Coordinator of the Criminal Justice Program. Transfer students from criminal justice programs in other schools are urged to review their transcript evaluation with their Advisor and /or the Coordinator. They must satisfy the General Education and academic major requirements, regardless of the number of criminal justice credits transferred.

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