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2021-2022 University Catalog 
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Criminal Justice, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice is a two-year degree program designed to introduce students to the entire criminal justice system (law enforcement, law and the courts, juvenile justice and corrections).


Associates Degree: There are 5 general education courses, 7 required criminal justice courses and 5 criminal justice open electives with a minimum of 61 credits for degree completion. The Associate’s degree represents the base of the Bachelor’s degree and it is a seamless transition for Associate’s candidates to go on and finish the four-year program.

General Requirements - 10-11 Credit Hours

Select general electives to bring total earned hours to 61

Total credits required for degree: 61

  • Minimum cumulative GPA for graduation: 2.25
  • Cumulative GPA for major requirements (36 credit hours): 2.25

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