Major:  Criminal Justice & Public Policy

The Associate degree in Criminal Justice & Public Policy is designed for those individuals that have an interest in the process and procedures that lead to the creating and maintaining of a positive, non-violent environment within a community.  This is done by exploring criminal causation & laws, public policies, and the total justice system.  Through the required courses, the program is intended to grow and enhance both your professional and Christian values.

Core Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
COMM 201 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENG 100 Develop Writing and Reading 3
JPP 101 American Government 3
JPP 102 Intro Law Enforcement 3
MATH 121 Intermediate Algebra 3
 Hours15
Spring
ENG 104 Intro to Writing 3
JPP 103 Criminology 3
JPP 104 Intro to Courts 3
JPP 207 Substantive Criminal Law 3
REL 100 The Bible 3
REL 110 Christian Faith 3
 Hours18
Year 2
Fall
ENG 103 Civilization & Worldviews: Lit 3
JPP 110 Juvenile Justice Theory 3
JPP 206 Corrections in America 3
JPP 308 Procedural Criminal Law 3
MATH 125 Contemporary Math 3
 Hours15
Spring
COMM 460 Cross-Cultural Communication 3
HIST 103 World Views:History 3
JPP 214 Criminal Investigation 3
JPP 288 Terrorism 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours63