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Degree Plans - Criminal Justice Field of Study (Certificate)

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As a stepping stone toward completion of an Associate’s degree, our program has an 18-semester hour Certificate of Proficiency in Criminal Justice. These courses make up the Criminal Justice curriculum found in the AA-Field of Study and give our students their initial credential that can assist in their gaining employment with a law enforcement agency. 

Catalog Year
Degree Type
Field of Study
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Degree Plan

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 


CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law 


CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices 

Second Semester Credit Hours
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems and Practices 3
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems and Practices***  3
CRIJ x3xx Criminal Justice Elective** 3
Total Semester Hours 18

**Select from CRIJ 1307, CRIJ 1313, CRIJ 2301, CRIJ 2314, CRIJ 2323 

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