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Associate of Arts (A.A.)

Criminal Justice

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Criminal Justice

Steven J. Zani
Chair of General Education and Developmental Studies
Education Annex Building, Office 133
(409) 984-6341

Program Description

The Criminal Justice curriculum is designed for students who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. The curriculum requires coursework in basic criminal justice principles and concepts and allows students to complete the degree plan. the degree plan follows the field-of-study curriculum prescribed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Recommended Program of Study
Course Number Title SCH
Core Curriculum Courses 42
COSC 1301 or BCIS 1305 Introduction to Computing or
Business Computer Applications
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRIJ 1306 Court System and Practices 3
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law 3
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems and Practices 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices 3
  Total Hours 60
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