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2015-2016 Van Loan Catalog 
2015-2016 Van Loan Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate in Science in Criminal Justice

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The Criminal Justice Associates Degree is a 7 course, 21 credit degree that focuses on issues relevant to those interested in pursuing a career in law
enforcement, the justice systems, corrections, and/or social services. Criminal Justice is a multi-disciplinary academic program that educates students to be critical thinkers while imparting a comprehensive understanding of the operation and impact of the criminal justice field. The Criminal Justice degree embraces the broad scope of the criminal justice discipline.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program students will:

• Demonstrate the ability to think critically about crime and criminal justice.
• Describe knowledge and skills that are necessary for careers in criminal justice.
• Communicate the importance of ethics in criminal justice.

Program of Study

Aesthetic Awareness - 3 cr.
Ethical Reasoning - 3 cr.
Global Issues - 3 cr.
Literary Perspectives - 3 cr.
Quantitative Reasoning - 3 cr.
Science & Technogy - 3 cr.
World Culture - 3 cr.
Writing Designated - 3 cr.
Open Electives - 9 cr.

Total Degree Requirements - 64 credits

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