Sep 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminology and Criminal Justice, A.S.


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To be eligible for graduation, students pursuing an Associate of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice, must complete a minimum of 60 credits, achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher, satisfy the College’s residency requirements, and complete the General Education Requirements of the College. A minimum grade of 2.0 is required for First Year Seminar and all courses taken as part of Foundations. Courses used to complete General Education Requirements may not be taken on a pass/fail basis. 

The General Education Requirements of the college require students to successfully complete First Year Seminar, Foundations (FCO 103 will be a required co-requisite with FCO 105 for students who have a high school GPA below 3.20), and Disciplinary Perspectives. Students who enter the college with 30 credit hours completed will not take a First Year Seminar course and therefore must take an additional 3 credits for graduation.

In addition, students majoring in the Criminology and Criminal Justice,  A.S., must earn a 2.0 or higher in all CJA courses.

General Education Requirement


First Year Seminar


Foundations Requirements


Disciplinary Perspectives Requirement


Criminology and Criminal Justice Electives (18 credits)


Students must choose 18 credits of CJA elective courses.

Elective Courses (9 credits)


Student may choose any 9 credits of elective courses.

Suggested Course Sequence:


Freshmen Year (30 credits)


Sophomore Year (30 credits)


  • Criminology and Criminal Justice Elective courses 12 credit hours
  • Foundations - 3 credit hours
  • Disciplinary Perspectives course 3 credit hours
  • Disciplinary Perspectives course 3 credit hours
  • Disciplinary Perspectives course 3 credit hours
  • Elective course 3 credit hours
  • Elective course 3 credit hours

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