Catalog Winter Update

Criminal Justice, AA

Criminal justice is the study of the system through which crimes and criminals are identified, apprehended, judged, and punished.

This program is designed for students who intend to transfer to a four-year college or university. Students completing this program should consult a counselor or advisor to develop their degree plan.

Associate of Arts

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing & Research

4

ENG 111College Writing II: Literature

3

or

COM 113Interpersonal Communication

3

LEN 101Intro Law Enforc/Crim Justice

3

LEN 102Police Organization/Administra

3

LEN 204Delinquency Prevention/Control

3

SOC 102Principles of Sociology

3

or

SOC 103Contemporary Social Problems

3

SOC 205Racial & Ethnic Relations

3

Foreign Language

8

Humanities/Fine Arts

6

Mathematics

3

Political Science

3

Science

8

Wellness/Physical Education

2

Elective Courses

11

Total Credit Hours: 62

Transfer Notes: This degree program is designed to be a transfer option for a bachelor’s degree with a major in criminal justice. After transfer, students may be able to select an option within the major, such as juvenile justice, the courts system, or law enforcement administration.