Associate Criminal Justice
Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice presents the major components of the American criminal justice system. It includes criminal behavior patterns, law enforcement organizations, juvenile systems, legal principles and doctrines and fundamentals of criminal investigations. Courses utilize hands-on activities.
The following objectives are designed to meet BSU mission and its objectives:
- To develop students’ understanding of the American criminal justice system.
- To present students with an in-depth review of institutions, laws, theories and the players that make up the system.
- To assist graduates in obtaining entry-level criminal justice positions.
- To prepared students for employment or advancement in criminal justice related fields.
To receive an Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, students must earn 60.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Criminal Justice Major Courses ( 24.0 credit hours )|
|Criminology||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Criminal Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Corrections||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Law Enforcement||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Juvenile Procedures||3.0 credit hours|
|Writing and Communications for CJ Professionals||3.0 credit hours|
|Criminal Law||3.0 credit hours|
|Criminal Investigations||3.0 credit hours|
General Education Courses ( 36.0 credit hours )