Security and Loss Prevention Track - Degree | ECTC

Security and Loss Prevention 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
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
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

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 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 Capstone Course 1  

Security and Loss Prevention Track

Courses Credit Notes
CRJ 110 Principles of Asset Protection 3  
Security and Loss Prevention Track Elective Courses (see list below) 6  
Technical Elective 0-3  

Security and Loss Prevention Track Elective Courses

Choose 6 credit hours from the following options:

Courses Credit Notes
CRJ 210 Physical Security Technology & Systems 3  
CRJ 211 Liability & Legal Issues 3  
CRJ 220 Introduction to Computer Forensics 3 Prereq: CIT 105 with a grade of C or better
CRJ 228 Unmanned CRJ Technology Applications 3  
CRJ 240 Introduction to Corporate & Industrial Security 3  
CRJ 245 Introduction to Business and Industrial Fraud 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

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

KCTCS Catalog:  Security and Loss Prevention Track - Degree