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CJ - Criminal Justice AA

Completion of an Associate of Arts Liberal ARts Degree with an emphasis in Criminal Justice provides a solid foundation to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. Potential career paths for students pursing a Criminal Justice degree include emergency management operatiors, police officers, government property investigators, and fire investigators.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Degree Type - AA
TSI  Required

All required courses available online


Semester One Credit Hour
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
EDUC/PSYC 1300 Learning Framework 3
HIST 1301 U.S. History I 3
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems & Practices 3
  SCH 15
Semester Two Credit Hour
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
HIST 1302 U.S. History II 3
CRIJ 1310/CJSA 1327 Fund of Criminal Justice 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Math 3
*Suggested Pathway Elective 5
  SCH 15
Semester Three Credit Hour
GOVT 2305 Us.S. Government & Constitution 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems & Practices 3
Language, Philosophy, & Culture 3
Life & Physical Science 4
Creative Arts 3
  SCH 16
Semester Four Credit Hour
GOVT 2306 Texas Government & Constitution 3
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3
Component Area Requirement (CAO) 3
Life & Physical Science 4
*Suggest Pathway Elective 1
  SCH 14

F = taught fall; S = taught spring; F/S = fall & spring

CRIJ 1307 Crime in America (F/S)
CRIJ 1313 Juvenile Justic System (F/S)
CRIJ 2301 Community Resources in Corrections (F)
CRIJ 2314 Criminal Investigations (F)
CRIJ 2323 Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement (S)
SOCI 1306 Social Problems (F/S)

Students enrolling in this program who are current Texas Peace Officers MAY quilify for tuition and certain fees exemption. See the financial aide office for details of the exemption.

Posted Date:
5/7/2019 9:58:01 AM