Criminal Justice AA

Associate of Arts Degree

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Recommended basic skills standards are

  • ENG 090
  • REA 090

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice is designed for students intending to transfer to a four year school and pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. The Statewide Transfer Agreement will allow students to transfer to a Colorado public four year school and complete their degree with an additional 60 credit hours.

Courses marked with an asterisk [*] are not currently offered at PPCC.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

GT-CO1: ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

and

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

 

 

 

OR

 

 

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

and

 

 

 

GT-CO3: ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

Mathematics

Four (4) credit hours.

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

History

Three (3) credit hours

GT-HI1:

HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 201, HIS 202, HIS 207, HIS 208, HIS 215, HIS 225, HIS 236, HIS 243, HIS 244, HIS 245*, HIS 247, HIS 249, HIS 255, HIS 260

Art and Humanities

Six (6) credit hours

Two guaranteed transfer courses from the list below (AH1, AH2, AH3 or AH4)

GT-AH1:

ART 110, ART 111, ART 112, ART 207, DAN 125, MUS 120, MUS 121, MUS 122, MUS 123, MUS 125, THE 105, THE 211, THE 212

GT-AH2:

HUM 115, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 123, LIT 115, LIT 201, LIT 202, LIT 205, LIT 211, LIT 212, LIT 221, LIT 222, LIT 225, LIT 259*, LIT 268

GT-AH3:

PHI 111, PHI 112, PHI 113, PHI 114, PHI 214, PHI 218, PHI 220*

GT-AH4:

FRE 211, FRE 212, GER 211, GER 212, ITA 211, ITA 212, JPN 211, JPN 212, RUS 211, RUS 212

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Six (6) credit hours

One guaranteed transfer courses (SS3).

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

3

GT-SS3:

AGR 260*, ANT 101, ANT 107, ANT 108*, ANT 111, ANT 201, ANT 215, ANT 250*, COM 220, ETH 200, JOU 105, PSY 101, PSY 102, PSY 205, PSY 217, PSY 226, PSY 227, PSY 235, PSY 238, PSY 240*, PSY 249, SOC 101, SOC 102, SOC 205, SOC 207, SOC 215, SOC 218, SOC 220, SOC 216, SOC 231, SOC 237, WST 200*, WST 225*, WST 240*

Natural and Physical Sciences

Eight (8) credit hours

Two (2) guaranteed transfer courses including at least one (1) lab course (SC1, SC2*).

GT-SC1:

AGY 240, AST 101, AST 102, BIO 105, BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 201, BIO 202, BIO 204, BIO 208*, BIO 220*, BIO 221*, CHE 101, CHE 102, CHE 105*, CHE 111, CHE 112, ENV 101, GEO 111, GEO 112, GEY 111, GEY 112, GEY 135, MET 150, NRE 251*, PHY 105*, PHY 107*, PHY 111, PHY 112, PHY 211, PHY 212, SCI 155, SCI 156

Students choosing to take SCI 155 must also take SCI 156 to satisfy this requirement.

Additional required courses

Twenty-seven (27) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

CRJ 110

Introduction to Criminal Justice System

3

CRJ 125

Policing Systems

3

CRJ 145

Correctional Process

3

Choose two (2) courses from the following

 

CRJ 127

Crime Scene Investigation

3

CRJ 135

Judicial Functions

3

CRJ 205

Principles of Criminal Law

3

CRJ 209

Criminal Investigations

3

CRJ 230

Criminology

3

CRJ 231

Introduction to Forensic Science & Criminalistics*

3

CRJ 235

Delinquent Behavior*

3

CRJ 236

Criminal Justice Research Methods*

3

CRJ 257

Victimology

3

CRJ 268

Criminal Profiling

3

Choose three (3) courses from the following

 

ANT 201

Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

3

CNG 258

Computer Forensics

3

COM 217

Group Communication

3

COM 225

Organizational Communications

3

POS 111

American Government: SS1

3

POS 125

American State and Local Government

3

PSY 207

Introduction to Forensic Psychology*

3

PSY 217

Human Sexuality

3

PSY 226

Social Psychology

3

PSY 249

Abnormal Psychology

3

SOC 231

Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

Total Credit Hours

60