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Corrections Track - Degree

Associate in Applied Science
Criminal Justice

Developmental Courses as Needed

Courses Credit Notes
RDG 20/100 3-6  
ENC 90/ENG 100 2-5  
MAT 61 4  

General Education Courses

Courses Credit Notes
ENG 101 Writing I 3  
ENG 102 Writing II 3 Prereq: ENG 101
COM 181 Basic Public Speaking OR
COM 252 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
3  
Quantitative Reasoning (MAT 110 or higher-level course) 3 EKU transfer students should take MAT 141 or MAT 150
Natural Sciences 3  
Heritage/Humanities 3 EKU transfer students should take ART 105, ART 108, MUS 100, MUS 222 or THA 101
POL 101 American Government OR
POL 225 State Government
3  
PSY 110 General Psychology 3  
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3  
Elective Courses (any general education course or courses with these prefixes: CRJ, CIT, HSM, ISX, SWK, FRS/FIR, HMS, EMS) 6 EKU transfer students should pick two of these: ANT 160, ANT 220, ANT 235 or WGS 200
GENERAL EDUCATION SUBTOTAL 33  

Technical Core Requirements

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 105 Introduction to Computers OR
General Education course if take bypass exam
3 Digital Literacy required for KCTCS degree by course or exam
CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3  
CRJ 202 Issues and Ethics in Criminal Justice 3  
CRJ 204 Criminal Investigation 3  
CRJ 216 Criminal Law 3  
CRJ 217 Criminal Procedures 3  
CRJ 295 Criminal Justice Capstone 1  
TECHNICAL CORE SUBTOTAL 19  

Corrections Track

Courses Credit Notes
CRJ 102 Introduction to Corrections 3  
Corrections Track Elective Courses (see list below) 6  
Technical Elective 0-3  
CORRECTIONS TRACK SUBTOTAL 9-12  
TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS 61-64  

Corrections Track Elective Courses

Choose 6 credit hours from the following options:

Courses Credit Notes
CRJ 203 Community Corrections: Probations & Parole 3 Prereq: CRJ 100 or CRJ 217
CRJ 208 Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System 3  
CRJ 220 Introduction to Computer Forensics for Criminal Justice 3 Prereq: CIT 105 with C or better
CRJ 222 Prison and Jail Administration 3  
CRJ 228 Unmanned CRJ Technology Applications 3  
CRJ 231 Legal Aspects of Corrections 3  
CRJ 255 Correctional Intervention Strategies 3  
CRJ 277 Introduction to Criminology 3  
CRJ 278 Victimology 3  
CRJ 280 Drugs, Crime, and Society 3  
CRJ 290 Internship in Criminal Justice 3 Permission of coordinator required
CRJ 296 Criminal Psychology 3 Pereq: CRJ 100 and PSY 110
CRJ 299 Selected Topics in Criminal Justice 1-3  

Students enrolled in the Criminal Justice program must achieve a minimum grade of ā€œCā€ in each CRJ course and maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

Eastern Kentucky University requires a second natural science with a different prefix.

For a list of KCTCS general education classes in each category, go to https://catalog.kctcs.edu/academic-services/general-education-requirements/.

KCTCS Catalog:  Corrections Track - Degree