Criminal Justice, A.A.

Unlock a career in law or law enforcement with our Criminal Justice, A.A. program. Explore the legal system and more.

About the Program

  • Interested in law enforcement, corrections, or law school?
  • Curious about how the legal system operates?
  • Have questions about constitutional law?
  • Criminal Justice covers all of these topics.
  • Pursue your interests with this program leading to an associate degree in Criminal Justice.
  • This degree includes general education and prerequisite courses for a four-year university.
  • It satisfies requirements for applying to most law enforcement agencies in the region, subject to their specific criteria.

Program Details

Dive into the world of Criminal Justice with our Associate in Arts program. Learn about law, corrections, and constitutional law. Start your journey towards a rewarding career.

After successfully completing this program, you will have the ability to:

  • Explain the main components of the criminal justice system and their functions.
  • Explain courtroom procedure, the criminal law and issues of criminal procedures.
  • Apply constitutional concepts of due process, equal protection, and fundamental fairness.
  • Differentiate between crimes and other types of legal wrongs.
  • Differentiate between substantive criminal law and procedural criminal law.
  • Evaluate the American court system.
  • Apply fundamentals of forensic science and methodology to issues of criminal justice.
  • Compare various types of evidence.

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