Criminal Justice - AA

Program Information: The field of study shown below is designed for students who plan to transfer to a senior college or university. Upon successful completion of the courses shown, the student will graduate with an Associate in Arts Degree. If a student elects not to follow the recommended sequence, a counselor will help the student select courses needed to reach his or her educational goals.

Freshman Year

Fall

ENGL 1301Composition I

3

HIST 1301United States History I

3

OR

HIST 2301Texas History

3

CRIJ 1301Intro - Criminal Justice

3

CRIJ 1307Crime in America

3

COSC 1301Introduction to Computing

3

Approved Elective

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring

ENGL 1302Composition II

3

OR

ENGL 2311Technical And Business Writing

3

HIST 1302United States History II

3

OR

HIST 2301Texas History

3

CRIJ 1306Court Systems & Practices

3

CRIJ 1310Fundamentals - Criminal Law

3

Approved Life / Physical Sciences

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year

Fall

GOVT 2305Federal Government

3

Approved Life / Physical Sciences

4

SPCH 1311Introduction to Speech Communication

3

OR

SPCH 1315Public Speaking

3

OR

SPCH 1321Business & Professional Communication

3

MATH 1314College Algebra

3

OR

MATH 1332Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)

3

Approved Language / Philosophy / Culture

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring

GOVT 2306Texas Government

3

CRIJ 2328Police Systems & Practices

3

OR

CRIJ 2314Criminal Investigation

3

SOCI 1301Introduction to Sociology

3

OR

PSYC 2301General Psychology

3

Approved Creative Arts

3

Total Credit Hours:12

This is a sample degree plan; students should consult catalog of senior institution they plan to attend since some requirements vary. Counselors are available to assist in this matter.