Criminal Justice Associate in Science

The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree is intended to prepare students academically to perform effectively in a host of careers pertaining to the Criminal Justice system. Students will be exposed to a series of courses within the major intended to develop social awareness, written communication skills, cultural sensitivity, concepts of law and the physical ability to cope with the many demands of Criminal Justice careers.

Semester 1

Course Code Title Units
CJ 001  Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJ 004 Criminal Court Process 3
CJ 006 Criminal Investigation 3
ENG 001A  English Composition 4

Semester 2

Course Code Title Units
CJ 002 Concepts of Criminal Law 3
CJ 024 Investigative Report Writing 3
COD GE Area C1 Natural Sciences 3
MATH 049  Intermediate Alegbra or any math course from Area C4B 3-4
KINE  Kinesiology Activity  1


Course Code Title Units
COD GE Area C3 Arts, Humanities and Culture 3
COD GE Area C5 Personal Growth and Development 3

Semester 3

Course Code Title Units
CJ 005 Racial Issues and the Police 3
CJ 030 Introduction to Corrections 3
KINE Kinesiology Activity 1
  Major Electives 6

Semester 4

Course Code Title Units
CJ 003 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3
CJ 010 Juvenile Procedures 3
  Major Electives 9

Please see a Counselor if you need help seelcting COD GE courses. 

Major Electives List