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Criminal Justice - AAS

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Gateway Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 4301037039

May be available completely online. Please check with your academic advisor.

Course Title Credits
General Education
ENG 101Writing I3
ENG 102Writing II3
COM 181Basic Public Speaking3
or COM 252 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Quantitative Reasoning3
Natural Science3
Heritage/Humanities3
POL 101American Government3
or POL 255 State Government
PSY 110General Psychology3
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3
Elective Courses (Can only include Technical courses with the prefix CRJ, CIT, HSM, ISX, SWK, FRS/FIR, HMS, EMS, or any General Education course)6
Subtotal33
Technical Core Requirements
Digital Literacy or General Education Elective 13
CRJ 100Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRJ 202Issues and Ethics in Criminal Justice3
CRJ 204Criminal Investigations3
CRJ 216Criminal Law3
CRJ 217Criminal Procedures3
CRJ 295Criminal Justice Capstone1
Subtotal19
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal52
Students must complete one of the tracks listed below to complete the AAS requirements.

Corrections Track

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 430103703

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal52
CRJ 102Introduction to Corrections3
Track Electives
Select six credits of the following 13 options:6
Community Corrections: Probations & Parole
Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System
Introduction to Computer Forensics for Criminal Justice
Prison and Jail Administration
Unmanned CRJ Technology Applications
Legal Aspects of Corrections
Correctional Intervention Strategies
Introduction to Criminology
Victimology
Drugs, Crime, and Society
Internship in Criminal Justice
Criminal Psychology
Selected Topics in Criminal Justice
Technical Elective0-3
Total Credits61-64

Criminal Justice Track

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Gateway Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 430103701

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal52
Track Electives
Select nine credit hours from the following course options:9
Introduction to Corrections
Advanced Firearms and Less Than Lethal Weapons
Principles of Asset Protection
Introduction to Criminalistics
Community Corrections: Probations & Parole
Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System
Physical Security Technology & Systems
Liability & Legal Issues
Introduction to Law Enforcement
Police Supervision
Police Recruit Defensive Tactics
Introduction to Computer Forensics for Criminal Justice
Prison and Jail Administration
Basic Traffic Collision Investigation
Driving and Traffic Enforcement for Law Enforcement
Unmanned CRJ Technology Applications
Criminal Justice Courtroom Procedures
Legal Aspects of Corrections
Serial Killers
Introduction to Corporate & Industrial Security
Introduction to Business and Industrial Fraud
Correctional Intervention Strategies
Introduction to Criminology
Victimology
Terrorism and Political Violence
Drugs, Crime, and Society
Internship in Criminal Justice
Selected Topics in Criminal Justice
Technical Elective0-3
Total Credits61-64

Law Enforcement Track

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 430103702

May be available completely online. Please check with your academic advisor.

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal52
CRJ 215Introduction to Law Enforcement3
Track Electives
Select six credit hours from the following course options:6
Advanced Firearms and Less Than Lethal Weapons
Introduction to Criminalistics
Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System
Police Supervision
Police Recruit Defensive Tactics
Introduction to Computer Forensics for Criminal Justice
Basic Traffic Collision Investigation
Driving and Traffic Enforcement for Law Enforcement
Unmanned CRJ Technology Applications
Criminal Justice Courtroom Procedures
Serial Killers
Introduction to Criminology
Terrorism and Political Violence
Drugs, Crime, and Society
Internship in Criminal Justice
Selected Topics in Criminal Justice
Technical Elective0-3
Total Credits61-64

Security and Loss Prevention Track

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 430103704

May be available completely online. Please check with your academic advisor.

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal52
CRJ 110Principles of Asset Protection3
Track Electives
Select six credit hours from the following options:6
Physical Security Technology & Systems
Liability & Legal Issues
Introduction to Computer Forensics for Criminal Justice
Unmanned CRJ Technology Applications
Introduction to Corporate & Industrial Security
Introduction to Business and Industrial Fraud
Internship in Criminal Justice
Selected Topics in Criminal Justice
Technical Elective 10-3
Total Credits61-64