Criminal Justice Associate in Applied Science: Corrections

Program of Study


Course Code Course Description Hours
Freshman 1st Semester
ENGL 1113 English Composition I 3
HIST 1483 or HIST 1493 U.S. HIST to 1877 or U.S. HIST 1877-Pres 3
CJ 1113 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
SOC 1113 Introduction to Sociology 3
HPER 1553 Lifetime Fitness & Management 3
Total 15
Freshman 2nd Semester
ENGL 1213 English Composition II 3
POLS 1113 U.S. Government 3
CMSC 1223 Business Applications Software 3
CJ 2352 Administration of Correctional Inst. (spring only) 3
Criminal Justice
Elective Requirement
Any CJ course not previously selected 6
Total 18
Sophomore 1st Semester
EMT 1113 First Responder 3
CJ 1253 American Corrections System (fall only) 3
CJ Elective Any CJ course not previously selected 3
CJ 2453 Probation, Parole, & Community Treatment (fall only) 3
CJ 2313 Criminal Law (fall only) 3
SOC 2173 or SOC 2183 Prob. in Sociology (fall only) or Sociology of the Family 3
Total 18
Sophomore 2nd Semester
CJ Elective Any CJ course not previously selected 3
CJ 2433 Community Culture & Diversity (spring only) 3
PSY 1113 Elements of Psychology 3
CJ 2443 Criminal Law & Procedure (spring only) 3
Support Elective Course from student's area of interest 1
Total 13

General Requirements: Total hours to complete degree 63 • Minimum 2.0 GPA 

Program Description: The Criminal Justice program allows students to gain knowledge which will enhance their opportunity to become employed in a criminal justice career with a specialty in one of the following areas: Corrections or General Studies in Criminal Justice.