Ammerman - Eastern - Grant
HEGIS Code - 5505, CIP Code - 43.0107

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: CRJU-AS

     The Criminal Justice A.S. degree program is designed to provide students with a challenging course of study that is consistent with the academic expectations of four-year colleges and universities and with the rigorous requirements of today's job market in the field of law enforcement. At the same time, it has sufficient flexibility to allow students to tailor the curriculum to fit their needs and to achieve their career objectives.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

     Entering students must have a minimum high school average of 75. Students already enrolled in college must have completed 12 credits with a 2.5 GPA or higher, including a minimum grade of C+ in ENG101 and CRJ101. Students are admitted on a rolling basis with most students meeting minimum standards being accepted.

FIRST SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
  COL101: College Seminar 1
CRJ101: Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ103: Substantive Criminal Law 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  Humanities Elective 3
* Mathematics Elective 3-4

SECOND SEMESTER: 17 credits Credits
CRJ105: Police Operations 3
CRJ107: Evidence and Procedural Law 3
  ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4
  PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3
  Physical Education 1

THIRD SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
  COM102: Interpersonal Communication 3
CRJ109: Introduction to Corrections 3
Criminal Justice Elective 3
  Humanities Elective 3
  Physical Education 1
  SOC101: Introduction to Sociology 3

FOURTH SEMESTER: 13 credits Credits
CRJ209: Criminal Justice Capstone Course 1
Criminal Justice Elective 3
  HIS103: Foundations of American History
or HIS104: Modern American History
  POL103: State and Local Politics and Government
or POL105: American National Politics and Government
** Other World Civilizations Elective 3


* MAT103 strongly recommended for transfer.
** Other World Civilizations electives include: ANT101, ANT105, ANT203, ANT211, COM202, ENG212, GEO101, GEO102, GEO103, HIS107, HIS110, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120, HUM112, PHL111, POL107, POL111, SPN175, or SPN176.
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
  NOTES: 1) Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY General Education Requirements for selecting courses.
2) See Transfer Agreements for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.