Criminal Justice A.A.

Description:

The Criminal Justice A.A. Degree Program is a comprehensive curriculum dealing with the broad field of criminal justice. Students will complete a course of study that gives them a strong foundation of knowledge about crime, crime causation and criminal justice institutions. Students will also take course in the various disciplines that make up the overall category of liberal arts: humanities, social sciences, mathematics and science.


Program Mission:

The mission of the Criminal Justice A.A. Degree Program is to provide criminal justice majors with a broad-based educational experience that provides a core of general education, and that prepares them for transfer into criminal justice baccalaureate programs at four-year institutions.


Program Goals:

The program will assist students:

  • develop a thorough knowledge of the components of the criminal justice system and how they interact with each other.
  • expand communication skills
  • develop a range of skills including critical thinking and problem solving
  • transfer to a four-year program.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE: This sequence is intended only as a guide for general academic planning purposes. IT NEED NOT

BE FOLLOWED EXACTLY, NOR COMPLETED IN FOUR SEMESTERS.



First Semester



Credits


Second Semester

Credits








ENG 101 English Composition



3



ENG 102 Literature & Composition

3

FCS 101 Foundations for College Success



3



SOC 101 Intro to Sociology

3

CRI 101 Intro to Criminal Justice



3



CRI 208 Corrections: Theory & Practice

3

MAT (above MAT 100)



3



CRI 210 Police Operations

3

Liberal Arts/CJ Elective



3



American History

­­3






 

HPE Activity Course

1





15





16









Third Semester



Credits


Fourth Semester

Credits








CRI 201 Criminal Law



3



COM 101 Public Speaking

3

PSY 101 Intro to Psychology



3



CRI 214 Ethics in Criminal Justice

3

Science



4



Western Civ./Other World Civ.

3

Liberal Arts/CJ Elective



3



Humanities Elective

3

HPE Activity Course



1



Free/CJ Elective

3













14





15









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Program Type:

Associate Degrees


Contact:

Catherine K. Eloranto
Phone Number: (518) 562-4290
or Call 562-4200 Extension:290


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