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Topics: Criminal justice, Police, Crime Pages: 6 (670 words) Published: February 25, 2014
ASSOCIATE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
(Fort Steilacoom Only)
Students must earn a minimum of a 2.0 in each criminal justice course in order to obtain an Associate in Criminal Justice. Students wanting to obtain an AA-DTA degree while completing their Associate in Criminal Justice must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and earn a minimum of a 1.5 GPA in all core requirements and core electives. College-level reading skills, as determined by placement test, are required (or READ 101). COMMUNICATION SKILLS (10 CREDITS)

* ENGL& 101
English Composition I
ENGL 103
Composition – Argumentation and Research
QUANTITATIVE/SYMBOLIC REASONING SKILLS (5 CREDITS)
*MATH& 107
Math in Society (or MATH& 146†)
HUMANITIES (15 credits)
PHIL 150
Intro to Ethics
CMST& 220
Public Speaking (or CMST& 101)
Elective
(Journalism, Foreign Language ++ or a
course requiring a paper+)
SOCIAL SCIENCE (15 credits)
POLS& 202
American Government (or POLS 230)
*PSYC& 100
General Psychology
SOC& 101
Intro to Sociology
NATURAL SCIENCE (15 credits)
BIOL& 170
Human Biology
(or another biology course+)
HSCI 210
Wellness
(Course other than biology or health science that meets
Elective
the AA-DTA distribution requirement)
CRIMINAL JUSTICE REQUIREMENTS (44 credits)
CJ 103
Criminal Justice Introduction to ACJ
CJ 112
Criminal Justice in America
CJ 140
Corrections in America
CJ 150
Policing in America
**CJ 200
Crime and Justice in America: Issues
CJ 202
Concepts of Criminal Law
CJ 252
Criminal Justice Work-based Learning
CJ 280
Criminal Justice Culminating Project
INFO 102
Problem-based Research Methods in
Professional Technical Programs

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Quarter

Grade

Criminal Justice Electives

10
Total Credits Required

104

*Meets related instruction requirements for professional/technical programs **Pre-requisites may apply.
+Requires Criminal Justice Advisor approval
++Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution who lack two years of high school study of a single foreign language should take one quarter of foreign language as a Humanities elective. Four-year institutions may require three quarters. †MATH& 146 is recommended for students transferring to a four-year institution. SOCAD students may substitute five additional criminal justice elective credits upon Criminal Justice advisor approval. NOTE: Students should be aware that certain criminal behavior may prohibit their employment opportunities in many criminal justice occupations. Students are encouraged to research these situations and consult with a criminal justice advisor.

ASSOCIATE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
(Fort Steilacoom Only)
Program Outcomes
The Associate in Criminal Justice program is designed to
provide a solid grounding in basic skills essential to success in both academic work and criminal justice occupations.
The criminal justice system provides employment
opportunities in a variety of public agencies at all levels of government and in private agencies as well. A mandatory
work-based learning (internship) experience connects
criminal justice theory and practice.
A student who plans to transfer to a specific four-year
school should check with that school to determine specific
transfer requirements. Students wanting to obtain an AADTA degree must fulfill all Associate of Arts degree requirements. See AA-DTA degree brochure for details.
The Associate in Criminal Justice is designed for entrylevel positions.

Correctional Case
Manager Corrections Officer
Customs Inspector
Government Executive
Juvenile Detention Worker
Parole/Probation Officer
Police Detective
Police Officer
Victim’s Advocate
Work Release Facilitator

Pierce College does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs and activities.
Special funding may be available for unemployed workers
and...
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