Criminal Justice Administration

Degree Type: Associate Degree

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration is an interdisciplinary program that prepares individuals for professional careers in the Criminal Justice field.

The degree is offered to students who wish to work in all fields of Criminal Justice with emphasis placed on administration. 

The program is designed to provide students with the ability, knowledge and skills needed to become professionals within and abroad in the communities in which they live and work. In addition, the program is designed for student completion after four (4) consecutive semesters of in-depth classroom theory and practical application. The curriculum comprises of sixty-one (61) semester credit hours. Included are twenty-four (24) semester credit hours of general education courses, thirty (30) core major courses, and six (6) related courses to obtain the Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice. Emphasis is placed on the linkage between classroom theory and practical application of theory in society.

FRESHMAN YEAR

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hour

FROR

120S

College Success

1

SENL

101S

Freshman English I

3

   SCJU

101S

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Administration

3

 

 

Natural Science Elective

SBIOS 101S

3

MATH

133S

Algebra for College Students

3

    SHIS

201S

American History

3

SENL

102S

Freshman English II

3

MATH

136S

Contemporary Math

3

CMPS

101S

Introduction to Computer

Concepts

3

SCJU

200S

Police Administration

3

CJUS

201S

Rules of Criminal Evidence

3

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SCOM

201S

Public Speaking

3

   SPOL

201S

American Government

3

   SCJU

261S

Judicial Process

3

 

 

Behavioral/Social Science Elective  SPSY 201S or SSOC 201S

3

 

 

Natural Science Elective

SPHY 102S

3

SCJU

221S

Louisiana Criminal Law

3

CJUS

261S

Principles of Supervision

3

CJUS

298S

Criminal Justice Practicum

3

CJUS

230S

Special Problems in Law

Enforcements

3

 

 

Fine Arts Electives

SFIA 101S or Musc 200S

3

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:

61


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