Criminal Justice Degree | ECTC

Criminal Justice Degree

Associate in Applied Science
criminal justice

Developmental Courses as needed:

Course Credit Notes
RDG 20 3  
ENC 90 3  
MAT 55/61 3-4  

General Education:

Course 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 116, 141 or 150) 3 MAT 110 accepted if already taken
EKU transfer students should take MAT 141 or 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  
CIT 105 Introduction to Computers OR
General Education course if take bypass exam
3 Digital Literacy required for KCTCS degree by course or exam
Elective Courses 6 EKU transfer students should pick two: ANT 160, ANT 220, ANT 235 or WGS 200
General Education Subtotal: 36  

Technical Core Courses:

Course Credit Notes
CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Recommended first semester
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: 16  

Criminal Justice Courses:

Choose 9 credit hours from the following courses.

Course Credit Notes
CRJ 102 Introduction to Corrections 3  
CRJ 110 Principles of Asset Protection 3  
CRJ 201 Introduction to Criminalistics 3  
CRJ 203 Community Corrections/Probation & Parole 3 Prereq: CRJ 100 or 217
CRJ 208 Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System 3  
CRJ 210 Physical Security Technology and Systems 3  
CRJ 211 Liability and Legal Issues 3  
CRJ 215 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3  
CRJ 218 Police Supervision 3  
CRJ 220 Introduction to Computer Forensics 3 Prereq: CIT 105 with C or better
CRJ 222 Prison and Jail Administration 3  
CRJ 230 Criminal Justice Courtroom Procedures 3  
CRJ 231 Legal Aspects of Corrections 3  
CRJ 240 Introduction to Corporate and Industrial Security 3  
CRJ 245 Introduction to Corporate and Financial Fraud 3  
CRJ 277 Introduction to Criminology 3  
CRJ 279 Terrorism and Political Violence 3  
CRJ 290 Internship and Criminal Justice 3 Permission of coordinator required
CRJ 299 Selected Topics in Criminal Justice 1-3 Permission of coordinator required
CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRACK SUBTOTAL: 9  
DEGREE TOTAL: 61  

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).

For a list of KCTCS general education classes in each category, go to https://kctcs.edu/education-training/course-catalog/2020-2021-KCTCS-Catalog.pdf, pp. 67-71.
Or KCTCS homepage (kctcs.edu) > education & training > course catalog > 2020-21 catalog > pp. 67-71.

Updated June 2019