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Associate in Science in Criminal Justice Administration

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

A. 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.
B. ENGL 111 English Composition I 3 hrs
C. 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
D. 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.
E. Open Elective 3 sem. hrs
60 sem. hrs


The Associate in Science in Criminal Justice Administration degree is available at the following locations:

Main Campus, Day Program
Main Campus, Evening Program
Online Campus
Guantanamo Bay, AE
Redstone Arsenal, AL
Coast Guard Island, CA
Los Alamitos, CA
Denver, CO
Orlando, FL
Patrick Air Force Base, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Fort Stewart, GA
Hunter Army Airfield, GA
Jefferson City, MO
Springfield, MO
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
St. Louis, MO
Kansas City, MO
Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Rolla, MO
Hancock Field, NY
Fort Worth, TX
Salt Lake, UT
NS Everett - Marysville, WA


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