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About the CCPS Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Program

The College of Continuing Professional Studies offers an associate of science in criminal justice. Criminal justice is the study of criminal behavior and the social institutions that deal with crime.

The criminal justice program requires 24 hours of coursework in the following distribution:

CRIM 102: Introduction to Criminology
CRIM 201: Law and Society
CRIM 211: Police Patrol
CRIM 221: Victimology
CRIM 232: Criminal Justice Organization and Management
CRIM 301: Principles of Forensic Science
CRIM 332: Juvenile Delinquency

Students also must complete three hours of an elective CRIM course numbered 300 or above

General Education Courses

Students must take the following courses as part of general education requirements:

ENGL 207: Expository Writing
LIBR 211: Info Research Skills

Choose one of the following:

GSTU 101: Introduction to Computers and Software
GSTU 210: Desktop Applications for PCs
GSTU 211: Desktop Applications for Macs