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

CJC 111
3 Credit Hour(s)
CJC 113
3 Credit Hour(s)
CJC 231
3 Credit Hour(s)
ENG 111
3 Credit Hour(s)
ACA 115
1 Credit Hour(s)
CIS 110
3 Credit Hour(s)

Second Semester

HUM 115
3 Credit Hour(s)
PSY 150
3 Credit Hour(s)
MAT 143
3 Credit Hour(s)
CJC 112
3 Credit Hour(s)
CJC 131
3 Credit Hour(s)

Third Semester

CJC 222
3 Credit Hour(s)
SOC 225
3 Credit Hour(s)
CJC 221
4 Credit Hour(s)
ENG 114
3 Credit Hour(s)

Fourth Semester

SPA 120
3 Credit Hour(s)
CJC 212
3 Credit Hour(s)
CJC 255
3 Credit Hour(s)

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.

MAT 152 may be substituted for MAT 143.

POL 120, PSY 281 or SOC 210 may be substituted for SOC 225

SPA 110, SPA 111,  or COM 231 may be substituted for SPA 120

Curriculum is based on the 2019-20 catalog.

  • 65 Total Credit Hours Required