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  Dec 10, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.


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Program Outcomes

Students completing the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice will be able to:

  • Possess the basic skills of writing, reading for information, critical thinking, and applied mathematics necessary to be successful in the criminal justice field.
  • Discuss the history and philosophy of the components of the criminal justice system.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of various criminal justice practitioners.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current issues, concepts, and theories of criminal justice.
  • Exhibit professional conduct in a criminal justice organization including legal and ethical responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of career options in the criminal justice field
  • Successfully obtain employment or promotion within the criminal justice field including but not limited to:
    • Law enforcement agencies
    • Correctional institutions
    • Court systems
    • Private security agencies

Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice


General Education Core 24
Criminal Justice Core 21
Specialty Track 15
Total Credit Hours Required 60

Specialty Tracks:


The tracks within the AAS Criminal Justice degree offers flexibility for you and your advisor to design your own Criminal Justice Program. You must select ONE of the following specialty tracks:

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