Associate of Science in
The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice is designed to provide students with an understanding of the Criminal Justice System and its interrelationship with society.
Students will develop the skills,
knowledge and abilities to
enter or upgrade their present status in branches of law enforcement, federal, state, local, and private agencies. The Associates Degree will provide students with a competitive advantage for acceptance to further training provided by Criminal Justice Agencies.
Completion of General Education and specific courses in Police Organization and Administration, Juvenile Justice, Criminal Investigation or Criminal Law offers students the foundation to enter the Criminal Justice field or further their studies toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.
Upon successful completion of this degree, you are eligible to enroll into Southwest University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Degree Program!
60 Semester Hours
A maximum of 30 semester hours may be accepted toward fulfilling the degree requirement.
The student must satisfy a minimum of 30 semester hours, 10 courses, with Southwest University.
General Education Courses
Students must have satisfied or they must complete the following General Education courses:
Students must have satisfied or they must complete the following core courses:
Students may select 200 and 300 level courses.
Courses at the 300 level are subject to faculty approval.