Criminal Justice/ Pre-Law

Criminal Justice/ Pre-Law Program Guide

Students majoring in Criminal Justice, with the assistance of their advisors, are encouraged to develop their own programs of study to suit their needs or interest. The suggested contextual and specialized curriculum guides assist students in their educational endeavors.  Students majoring in disciplines other than criminal justice might consider combining disciplines of study to form the specialized component, such as Criminal Justice and Journalism for Investigative Reporting or Laboratory Science and Criminal Justice for Forensic Crime Scene Investigations. Other related programs include journalism, broadcasting, business management, medical technology, nursing, the laboratory sciences or psychology and sociology.

Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice/ Pre-Law

This program of study is designed for the student planning to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate degree program in Criminal Justice/Pre-Law or social or behavioral science program. The following guide may be modified to reflect student interests and/or the requirements of a particular transfer institution.

Suggested Program of Study
SO100Student Success Seminar1
EN176English Composition I3
EN177English Composition II3
 Oral Communications - Gen. Ed. 3
 Mathematics - Gen. Ed.3
 Science with Lab - Gen. Ed.3-5
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.3
 Physical Education - Lifestyle or Skill1
 Additional Arts Degree Courses
A total of at least 9 additional credit hours of general education courses in the area of written and oral communication, social and behavioral sciences, and arts and humanities.
See advisor for appropriate course work selection.
AN185Introduction to Forensic Anthropology3
BU282Cyber Security3
BU283Cyber Forensics3
CJ110Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ210Introduction to Juvenile Justice3
CJ211Introduction to Law Enforcement3
CJ212Introduction to Corrections3
CJ213Introduction to Judicial Functions3
CJ214Principles of Investigation3
CJ215Criminal Law3
CJ220Loss Prevention & Private Security3
CJ222Introduction to Forensic Science3
CJ224Medicolegal Investigation3
CJ225Biohazard Readiness3
CJ230Introduction to Homeland Security3
CJ233Criminal Law & Procedures3
CJ236Rules of Evidence3
CJ240Agency Admin & Management3
CJ241Justice and Community3
CJ242Communications Strategies3
CJ245Critical Incident Management3
CJ262Internship in Criminal Justice3
CJ290Criminal Justice Forum3
PS265Criminal Profiling3
Min. Credit Hours to Graduate: 62



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