Criminal Justice, Associate of Science AF63

The Criminal Justice associate of science degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for Criminal Justice professions. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of Criminal Justice theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Criminal Justice associate of science degree. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the corrections, security, investigative, and police administration fields. Completion of the Criminal Justice associate of science degree does not ensure certification of officer status in Georgia. Students must seek such certification from the Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Council.

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application;
  • High School diploma or equivalent required: Yes
  • Age Requirement: 16
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts, if applicable;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.

Area I - Language Arts Communication — 6 Hours

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Minimum Area I - Language Arts Communication Credit Hours:
6

Area II - Social Behavioral Science — 3 Hours

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Minimum Area II - Social Behavioral Science Credit Hours:
3

Social Sciences A — 3 Hours

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Minimum Social Sciences A Credit Hours:
3

Social Sciences B — 6 Hours

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Minimum Social Sciences B Credit Hours:
6

Area III - Natural Sciences Mathematics — 6 Hours

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Minimum Area III - Natural Sciences Mathematics Credit Hours:
6

Math Courses — 3 Hours

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Minimum Math Courses Credit Hours:
3

Area IV - Humanities Fine Arts — 3 Hours

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Minimum Area IV - Humanities Fine Arts Credit Hours:
3

Humanities Fine Arts Electives — 3 Hours

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Minimum Humanities Fine Arts Electives Credit Hours:
3

Specific Program Requirements — 3 Hours

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Minimum Specific Program Requirements Credit Hours:
3

Program Specific Elective — 3 Hours

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Minimum Program Specific Elective Credit Hours:
3

Occupational Courses — 3 Hours

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Minimum Occupational Courses Credit Hours:
3
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation:
65

Overview

Program

Type

Associate of Science, AS

Location(s)

Jesup, Waycross, Golden Isles