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Criminal Justice Technology A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science
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This curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.

Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers and technology.

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.


Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: ACA, CJC

First Semester (Fall)

Second Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CJC 112 Criminology 3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
CJC Major Elective 3
CJC Major Elective 3

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Fifth Semester (Spring)

Semester Notes

Students who have successfully completed a curriculum offering of Basic Law Enforcement Training within 10 years of their application to the Criminal Justice Technology Program will receive credit for CJC 121, 131, 132, 221, and 231.

  • PSY 281 or SOC 210 may be substituted for SOC 225
  • SPA 110, SPA 111, COM 120 or COM 231 may be substituted for SPA 120

Total Credit Hours Required


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