The Program
Criminal justice and criminology associate in arts (AA) degree is a two-year, 63-hour program. While it does not offer the complete preparation you would receive in the bachelor's degree programs, it provides an accelerated path to the professional world and will help students compete for mid-level management positions.  Check out the required courses for the AA degree program below.

The Curriculum

First Year (28 credit hours)

CJC 101 Introduction to American Criminal Justice System

CJC 102 Introduction to Criminology

CJC 230 Introduction to Policing

CJC 240 Introduction to Corrections

CJC 250 Introduction to Courts

ENG 103 Rhetoric and Writing 

ENG 104 Composing Research 

POLS 130 American National Government or PSYS 100 Introduction to Psychological Science 

SOC 100 Principles of Sociology 

PEG or PEFWL Physical Education (1)

Second Year (35 credit hours)

CJC 300/400 level course

Electives (29 credits)