Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement AS

 

The Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare New River Community and Technical College students for introductory-level careers in the field of criminal justice. There are 3 different concentrations: Corrections, Law Enforcement, and Forensic Investigations.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Law Enforcement

Total Degree Hours: 66

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 151

Intro to Criminal Justice

3

MATH 101

General Mathematics

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

SOCI 210/PSYC 103

Principles of Sociology/General Psychology

3

 

 

 

Restricted Core D Elective: choose from

3

BUSN 130

MS Word & PowerPoint

 

BUSN 230

Desktop Publishing & Presentations

 

BUSN 245/255

MS Excel/Access or Any COSC Course

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

*Choose from computer programming or software application courses.

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 163

Criminal Law

3

CRMJ 208

Criminology

3

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

HIST 105

American History

 

HIST 106

American History

 

POSC 200

American Government and Economy

 

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

PSYC 238

Social Psychology

 

PSYC 240

Theories of Personality

 

SOCI 223

Social Deviance

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

  


Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 164

Criminal Procedures and Evidence

3

CRMJ 170

Police and Community Relations

3

CRMJ 221 American Correctional Systems

3

CRMJ 215

Criminal Investigation

3

POSC 218

State and Local Government

2

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 232

Criminal Justice Writing and Communication

3

CRMJ 252

Subst. Abuse/Crim. Justice Sys

3

CRMJ 280

Police Organization and Admin

3

HLTH 201

Safety and First Aid

2

PHSC 101

Physical Science Survey

3

PHSC 103L

Physical Science Survey Lab

1

 

Total Semester Hours

15

*This course may be replaced with restricted electives

approved by the Criminal Justice faculty.

 

Evaluation Sheet

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

 

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