2018-2019 College Catalog 
    Oct 20, 2020  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, AA

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Award Granted Upon Completion: Associate in Arts
Credits/Contacts Required: 60/60
Major code: 01/105
CIP Code: 240101


The Associate in Arts in Criminal Justice degree is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue a baccalaureate degree in criminal justice. In addition to preparation for transfer, this program provides students with a strong general education. Students who receive an Associate in Arts in Criminal Justice degree will also satisfy the Michigan Transfer Agreement listed in the catalog. ✪

Transfer Areas of Interest

  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Homeland Security

General Education Requirements (Min 30 Credits)

Requirements (Min 30 Credits)

Suggested Sequences Per Semester

First Semester

First Semester Total - Credit(s): 16 | Contacts: 16

Second Semester

  • Credit(s): 4
  • MATH xxx - Mathematics Elective Credit(s): 4 | Contacts: 4 *
  • XXXX xxx - Humanities Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 ***
  • XXXX xxx - Natural Science Credit(s): 4 | Contacts: 4 **

Second Semester Total - Credit(s): 15 | Contacts: 15

Third Semester

Third Semester Total - Credit(s): 16 | Contacts: 16

Fourth Semester

Fourth Semester Total - Credit(s): 13 | Contacts: 14


✪ This degree requires fulfillment of the Michigan Transfer Agreement General Education requirements. All courses used to fulfill the MTA must have a grade of “C” or higher. A minimum of 30 general education (GE) credits must be taken. If the minimum number of credits from each GE category is taken, an additional course will be necessary from any of the five general education categories.

* Mathematics courses higher than noted above may substitute for the MTA requirement.
** Students must choose two natural sciences from two different subject areas to meet the MTA requirement, and at least one must be a lab science course. See advisor for details.
*** Students must choose courses in Humanities from two different subject areas to meet MTA. See advisor for details.

# This program allows students to select areas of program emphasis in criminal justice such as law enforcement, corrections, public safety, homeland security, and criminal justice generalist.

It is CRITICAL that students see their advisor to make an academic plan for this degree. Not all courses are offered every semester.

All Internships and Co-ops require that the student pass a criminal background check.

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