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2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Criminal Justice major provides students with a wide range of information needed by today’s law enforcement and correctional officers.

This major is specifically designed for students who plan to enter the workforce after graduation. Students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree should follow the Criminal Justice emphasis in the University Parallel Major leading to the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

TYPICAL JOBS: Police officer, juvenile officer, city/county jailer, private security agency investigator, security officer, corrections officer or juvenile institution staff member

Major/Concentration Codes: CJST-CRIM

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.


Total: 63 Semester Hours

*PHIL 1040 - Introduction to Ethics  recommended. For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

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