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Criminal Justice, C.A.S.

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
: WRITING AND RHETORIC ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: QUANTITATIVE REASONING ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: PEOPLE AND THEIR WORLDS ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
COLL 101 : ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CJ 111 : INTRO TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences Core Course
CJ 123 : INTRO TO CORRECTIONS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 16

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
CJ 231 : CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences Core Course
: WRITING AND RHETORIC ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: CJ ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: FREE ELECTIVE 2 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
CJ 112 : CRIMINAL LAW 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 14

The Certificate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice gives students an introduction to basicconcepts in criminal justice, including the role of police, courts, and corrections, as well as the basic skills to pursue further education and work in criminal justice.

MILESTONE COURSE:

These courses are the keys to graduation. Courses should be taken in the recommended semesters to stay on time for completion.

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


ADMISSION TO PROGRAM


CERTIFICATION:


PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
30

The Certificate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice is embedded in the Associate and Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) criminal justice degrees. This degree program provides an introduction to basic concepts in criminal justice, including the role of police, courts, and corrections, as well as the basic skills to pursue further education and work in criminal justice.

Transfer of Credits: See academic advisor for approval of transfer courses from accredited colleges and universities.

Graduation Requirements — Certificate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice Degree:

 
Foundational Learning Courses (FLCs):

To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six academic “strands.”

Aesthetics,
Creativity, and
Appreciation
Human
Communication
and Interaction 
People and
Their Worlds
 Quantitative
Reasoning 
Scientific InquiryWriting and
Rhetoric

 ART-101

 ART-111

 ENGL-131

 ENGL-132

 ENGL-221

 ENGL-222

 ENGL-241

 ENGL-242

 ENGL-257

 ENGL-261

 ENGL-262

 ENGL-285

 MUSI-170

 THEA-101

 COMM-105

 COMM-111

 COMM-112

 COMM-202

 ECON-201

 ECON-202

 GEOG-102

 HIST-101

 HIST-102

 HIST-152

 HIST-153

 HIST-250

 PHIL-111

 PHIL-150

 PHIL-231

 POLS-101

 POLS-102

 PSYC-101
 
 PSYC-241

 SOC-101

 SOC-107

 SOC-221

 MATH-120

 MATH-125

 MATH-126

 MATH-211

 ASTR-106
 BIOL-101

 BIOL-102

 BIOL-103

 BIOL-104

 BIOL-107

 BIOL-108

 BIOL-109

 BIOL-115

 BIOL-117

 BIOL-171

 CHEM-111

 CHEM-115

 CHEM-116

 GEOL-101

 GEOL-102

 GEOL-103

 GEOL-104

 GEOL-105

 PSCI-101

 PSCI-111

 PSCI-112

 PHYS-101

 PHYS-102
 
PHYS-111

 ENGL-101

 ENGL-102

 ENGL-107

 



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