Criminal Justice - A.A.S.

PROGRAM INFORMATION: The Criminal Justice Program is designed to help prepare students to enter the criminal justice field as a correctional officer or law enforcement officer. Upon successful completion of the courses shown, the student will graduate with an Associate in Applied Science Degree. Program of study is designed as a cooperative with criminal justice agency professionals to help ensure the student is ready to assume a position in the field once courses are completed.

Articulated credit may be available for some courses students completed while in high school.

Freshman year

Fall

POFT 1301Business English

3

Approved Program Elective

3

CRIJ 1301Intro - Criminal Justice

3

GOVT 2305Federal Government

3

Approved Math

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

COSC 1301Introduction to Computing

3

OR

CRIJ 1310Fundamentals - Criminal Law

3

GOVT 2306Texas Government

3

Approved Program Elective

3

CRIJ 1306Court Systems & Practices

3

Total Credit Hours:15

COSC 1301: ITSC 1409 is a substitute course for COSC 1301 in A.A.S. and Certificate degrees.

Sophomore year

Fall

Approved Social / Behavioral Science

3

Approved Language / Philosophy / Culture or Creative Arts

3

Approved Program Elective

3

CRIJ 2313Correctional Sys. & Practices

3

OR

CRIJ 2323Legal Aspects - Law Enforce.

3

CRIJ 1307Crime in America

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

CRIJ 2328Police Systems & Practices

3

CRIJ 1313Juvenile Justice System

3

Approved Speech

3

CJSA 2364Practicum Criminal Justice

3

OR

Approved Program Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Approved Electives

SPAN 1411Beginning Spanish I

4

CRIJ 1313Juvenile Justice System

3

CRIJ 2301Comm. Resouces In Correction

3

CJSA 2264Practicum - Crim. Justice Stud

2

SOCI 2319Minority Studies

3

OR

SOCI 1306Social Problems

3

CJCR 1474TJJD Pre-Service

4

CJCR 1166Practicum - Corrections

1

CJSA 2264: or Field Experience

Successful completion of Police Academy (13 hours credit) and TCLEOSE Certification can be applied after 12 hours course completion at Navarro College.