2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

Criminal Justice, AA


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This program introduces students to the criminal justice system through instruction in its theoretical and legal frameworks. It incorporates elements of various fields within criminal justice in order to provide students a strong foundation of coursework as well as practical skills necessary to enter the workforce. Coursework includes introductory criminal justice courses central to the field and specialized electives allowing students opportunity to pursue a specific focus. Students should work closely with their advisor to select electives best suited to fulfill their transfer/career needs.

Program Note: Those considering a career in a criminal justice field should be aware of strict admissions criteria employed by state standards and criminal justice agencies. Factors that may disqualify candidates for employment in the profession include conviction of a crime, history of drug abuse, psychological problems, and various physical conditions. Certain classes in the Eastern Wyoming College criminal justice programs may also be restricted to individuals for the same reasons. Please consult with a department faculty advisor if you have any concerns in this area.

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a grade of “C” or better.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


Total Credits 16


Spring Semester


Total Credits 15

Total Credits 62-63


Approved Electives


Any course at the 1000 or above level.

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