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Criminal Justice

StudentsThe criminal justice program offers a challenging academic environment supported by highly committed faculty with practical experience in the field. The program includes a broad range of course options in policing, the courts, corrections, criminological theory, and criminal law. A strong academic core, combined with specialized career courses, provides the knowledge and skills necessary for competitive employment or continued academic studies at an institution of higher learning.

The curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the criminal justice system and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. A strong academic core forms the basis of a liberal arts education and, combined with specialized career courses, offers the graduate the alternatives of entering the field or continuing in an institution of higher learning. The curriculum is offered for those employed in the criminal justice field as well as for high school graduates pursuing careers in local, state, federal or private agencies in the field. Depending on career goals and interests, students are encouraged to seek assistance from criminal justice faculty in making course selections. Completion of all curriculum requirements will lead to the award of the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.).


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