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Completion Requirements

A final grade of C or better must be achieved in every criminal justice course to earn the A.S. degree in Criminal Justice. 


Upon graduation, the successful criminal justice student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of selected content areas within the field, such as juvenile delinquency, crime analysis, criminology, the judiciary, law enforcement, private security, and corrections.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by understanding, evaluating and synthesizing primary questions underlying the criminal justice field and the major theoretical perspectives that the practitioner or researcher will bring to the profession.
  3. Perceive and articulate ethical issues of situations and describe the appropriate corresponding behavior of the practitioner or researcher in the application of theory in real life situations within the criminal justice field.