AS in Criminal Justice

No more than 33 hours may be completed online or off-site.

Minimum of 67 academic credit hours and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 are required for the Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.

31 hours of Core Curriculum Requirements:
3 hours The Spiritual Self (REL)
3 hours The Social Self (AIS)
7 hours The Scientific Self (BIO, CHM, GPS, MTH)
12 hours The Cognitive/Critical Thinking (ENG, SPC, LOGIC, CLE)
6 hours Liberal Arts Guided Electives (ART/THE, LIT/JRN, PSC/SOCSCI)

3 hours of General Electives

24 hours of Major Concentration to be completed online:
CJS1103 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJS2303 Courts and Constitutional Law
CJS2313 Criminal Law I
CJS2413 Corrections I
CJS2513 Forensics I
CJS2613 Law Enforcement
CJS2653 Theories of Crime & Deviance
CJS3313 Criminal Law II

9 hours of Criminal Justice Electives

Other Requirements:

Computer Literacy: demonstrated through completion of appropriate high school or college course or testing out.

Reading Proficiency: demonstrated through appropriate ACT score or completion of developmental Reading courses.

Outcomes Assessment (CAAP Test): required after completing 60 credit hours of general education coursework.