Degree Requirements

This is a list of course requirements for an Associates in Applied Science of Criminal Justice Technology degree (A55180) for students entering the program in 2014.  Click here to download a pdf version of the 2014 program requirements.  Click here to download a pdf version of the program requirements prior to 2014.  In all cases, students should check the college catalog for the exact requirements for their catalog year (eg., the year you started the program.

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (All Students Must Complete 15 Credits)
Reqd. Course Title Credits
ENG  111 Expository Writing 3
ENG  114 Prof Research & Reporting 3



Additional General Education Subject Areas
1. MATHEMATICS 3
2. BEHAVIORAL/SOCIAL SCIENCES 3
3. HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS 3



MATHEMATICS  (Select one course from the following)
Course Title Credit
MAT  115 Mathematical Models 3
MAT  140 Survey of Mathematics 3
MAT  152 Statistical Methods I 3
MAT  155 Statistical Analysis and Lab 3
MAT  161 College Algebra 3
MAT  171 Precalculus Algebra 3



BEHAVIORAL/SOCIAL SCIENCES  (Select a course from the following)
Courses Title Credit
ANT  210 General Anthropology 3
ANT  220 Cultural Anthropology 3
ANT  221 Comparative Cultures 3
ECO  151 Survey of Economics 3
ECO  251 Prin of Microeconomics 3
ECO  252 Prin of Macroeconomics 3
GEO  111 World Regional Geography 3
HIS  111 World Civilizations I 3
HIS  112 World Civilizations II 3
HIS  131 American History I 3
HIS  132 American History II 3
POL  120 American Government 3
POL  210 Comparative Government 3
POL  220 International Relations 3
PSY  150 General Psychology 3
PSY  241 Developmental Psych 3
PSY  281 Abnormal Psychology 3
SOC  210 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC  213 Sociology of the Family 3
SOC  225 Social Diversity 3



HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS  (Select a course from the following)
Course Title Credit
ART  111 Art Appreciation 3
ART  114 Art History Survey I 3
ART  115 Art History Survey II 3
ART  116 Survey of American Art 3
ART  117 Non-Western Art History 3
DAN  110 Dance Appreciation 3
DAN  211 Dance History I 3
DAN  212 Dance History II 3
DRA  111 Theatre Appreciation 3
DRA  112 Literature of the Theatre 3
DRA  122 Oral Interpretation 3
ENG  231 American Literature I 3
ENG  232 American Literature II 3
ENG  241 British Literature I 3
ENG  242 British Literature II 3
ENG  251 Western World Literature I 3
ENG  252 Western World Literature II 3
HUM  130 Myth in Human Culture 3
HUM  160 Introduction to Film 3
HUM  211 Humanities I 3
HUM  212 Humanities II 3
MUS  110 Music Appreciation 3
MUS  112 Introduction to Jazz 3
MUS  210 History of Rock Music 3
MUS  213 Opera and Musical Theatre 3
PHI  220 Western Philosophy I 3
PHI  221 Western Philosophy II 3
PHI  230 Introduction to Logic 3
REL  110 World Religions 3
REL  111 Eastern Religions 3
REL  211 Intro to Old Testament 3
REL  212 Intro to New Testament 3
REL  221 Religion in America 3



CRIMINAL JUSTICE CORE COURSES (All Students Must Complete 22 Credits)
Course Title Credit
CJC  111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3
CJC  112 Criminology 3
CJC  113 Juvenile Justice 3
CJC  131 Criminal Law 3
CJC  212 Ethics & Comm Relations 3
CJC  221 Investigative Principles 4
CJC  231 Constitutional Law 4



OTHER MAJOR COURSE (All Students Must Complete 8.0 Credits)
Courses Title Credits
COE  112 Co-op Work Experience I 2
CIS  110 Introduction to Computers 3
Take 1 of the following courses: 3
COM  110 Introduction to Communication
COM  231 Public Speaking



MAJOR ELECTIVES  (Select 21.0 hours from the following courses)
Course Title Credits
CJC  114 Investigative Photography 2
CJC  120 Interviews/Interrogations 2
CJC  121 Law Enforcement Operations 3
CJC  122 Community Policing 3
CJC  132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3
CJC  141 Corrections 3
CJC  151 Intro to Loss Prevention 3
CJC  160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3
CJC  161 Intro to Homeland Security 3
CJC  162 Intel. Analysis & Security Mngnt 3
CJC  163 Trans. and Border Security 3
CJC  170 Critical Incident Mgt for Pub Saf 3
CJC  211 Counseling 3
CJC  213 Substance Abuse 3
CJC  214 Victimology 3
CJC  215 Organization & Administration 3
CJC  222 Criminalistics 3
CJC  223 Organized Crime 3
CJC  225 Crisis Intervention 3
CJC  232 Civil Liability 3
CJC  233 Correctional Law 3
CJC  241 Community-Based Corrections 3
CJC  255 Issue in Crim Justice App 3
ECO  251 Prin of Microeconomics 3
ECO  252 Prin of Macroeconomics 3
POL  120 American Government 3
POL  210 Comparative Government 3
POL  220 International Relations 3
PSY  237 Social Psychology 3
PSY  231 Forensic Psychology 3
PSY  281 Abnormal Psychology 3
SOC  210 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC  225 Social Diversity 3
SOC  220 Social Problems 3
CCT  110 Intro to Cybercrime 3
CCT  121 Computer Crime Investigation 4
ASL  111/181 Elementary ASL I 4
SPA  111/181 Elementary Spanish I 4
BIO  111 General Biology I 4
BIO  112 General Biology II 4