Majors and Minors

Degree or Program Details

Criminal Justice - Associate of Science

This degree is designed for a smooth transition into the bachelor’s degree program for students who choose to continue their education after receiving the associate degree.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 67

Liberal Studies 32
Humanities Electives 8
Natural Science/Mathematics Electives 8
Social Sciences Electives 8

Health Promotion 1

Required Courses in Major 24
Criminal Justice Required Courses 8
Criminal Justice Electives* 16

General Electives 10

*Other approved CJ course work (e.g., transfer credit or newly approved CJ courses) at the 200-400 level (except CJ 491 Internship), not listed, may be used to satisfy the requirements in the CJ elective area. CJ 491 Internship will count in the general elective area.


1.  No more than 4 credits of CJ 191 and/or CJ 298 may be applied toward this degree. CJ 191 and CJ 298 do not apply toward the major in the bachelor’s degree.

2.  This degree requires an overall 2.0 GPA.

3.   All criminal justice courses used in the major require a minimum grade of "C".