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Associate of Science in Criminal Justice - Field of Study Curriculum

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The Criminal Justice program consists of the AA transfer plan for Criminal Justice, the AAS in Criminal Justice with concentrations in law enforcement, corrections, or juvenile justice, and the following certificate: Basic Peace Officer Licensing. Texas requires a four-year degree to qualify as a probation officer or protective service worker. Students must be 21 or older to enter the police academy.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
HIST 1301 United States History I 3
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
15
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3
HIST 1302 United States History II 3
PSYC 2317 Statistical Methods in Psychology 3
XXXX #3## Life & Physical Sciences Elective 3
CRIJ 1306 The Courts and Criminal Procedure 3
15
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
XXXX #3## Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3
XXXX #3## Life & Physical Sciences Elective 3
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems & Practices 3
15
Semester 2
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
XXXX #3## Creative Arts Elective 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems & Practices 3
CRIJ 1307 Crime In America 3
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law 3
15
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

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