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Associate in Science in Criminal Justice Administration

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The Associate in Science in Criminal Justice Administration is a comprehensive two-year program designed to allow specialization within the field while integrating the interdisciplinary perspectives of sociology and psychology.

Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements

21 sem. hrs

  Basic Studies

6 hrs

  ENGL 112View Syllabus English Composition II 3 hrs
  CISS 170View Syllabus Introduction to Computer Information Systems or 3 hrs
  CISS 171 Introduction to Computer Information Systems for MAC Users or
  CISS 176 Introduction to Computer Science
  Arts, Humanities and History; Natural Sciences and Mathematics; and Social and Behavioral Sciences (credits distributed to include each of the three areas) 15 hrs
  PSYC 101View Syllabus General Psychology and
  SOCI 111View Syllabus General Sociology recommended.


ENGL 111 English Composition I

3 hrs


Major Area Requirements

24 sem. hrs

  (Courses in the major cannot be taken as Pass/Fail.)
  CJAD 101View Syllabus Introduction to Criminal Justice Administration 3 hrs
  CJAD 311View Syllabus Police in a Democratic Society 3 hrs
  CJAD 345View Syllabus Ethics & Morality in Criminal Justice 3 hrs
  CJAD 350View Syllabus Corrections and Penology 3 hrs
  POSC 340View Syllabus Judicial Process 3 hrs
  Choose at least three of the following:
  CJAD 301View Syllabus Criminal Law
  CJAD 405View Syllabus Laws of Criminal Evidence
  CJAD 410View Syllabus Drug Abuse and Crime Control
  CJAD 415View Syllabus Criminal Procedures
  CJAD 451View Syllabus Management of Criminal Justice Agencies
  SOCI 331View Syllabus Juvenile Delinquency


Major Area Electives

9 sem. hrs

  Six semester hours must be criminal justice electives. The remaining 3 hours must be from one of the following: criminal justice, sociology, political science or psychology.


Open Elective

3 sem. hrs


60 sem. hrs

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