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2016-2017 Catalog


Code: F_AA_AA_CRJT

Campus: Boulder County Campus, Larimer Campus, Westminster Campus, and Online Learning

Criminal Justice - A.A.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Written Communication

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Students may also complete ENG 122 and a gtPathways approved CO3 course

Mathematics

One GT Pathways course (GT-MA1), prefer MAT 135: Introduction to Statistics, except:

- Colorado Mesa University requires either MAT 120: Mathematics for the Liberal Arts or MAT 121: College Algebra;

- University of Northern Colorado requires MAT 135: Introduction to Statistics.

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Arts and Humanities

Select two gtPathways Arts & Humanities courses from two (2) different categories. (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4)

Total Credit Hours:6

History

Select one gtPathways course (GT-HI1)

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Select one gtPathways Social and Behavioral Sciences course (GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences / Sociology

Course NumberTitleCredits
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology I

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Natural and Physical Sciences

Select two gtPathways Natural & Physical Sciences courses (GT-SC1, GT SC2); one (1) course must be lab-based (GT-SC1).

Total Credit Hours:7-8

Additional Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
COM 115Public Speaking

3

or

COM 125Interpersonal Communication

3

 

CRJ 110Intro to Criminal Justice

3

CRJ 125Policing Systems

3

CRJ 145Correctional Process

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Additional Criminal Justice Courses

Select two courses from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
CRJ 127Crime Scene Investigation

3

CRJ 135Judicial Function

3

CRJ 205Principles of Criminal Law

3

CRJ 209Criminal Investigations I

3

CRJ 230Criminology

3

CRJ 231Intro to Forensic Science & Criminalistics

3

CRJ 235Delinquent Behavior

3

CRJ 236Criminal Justice Research Methods

3

CRJ 257Victimology

3

CRJ 268Criminal Profiling

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Social and Behavioral Science Courses

Select three courses (minimum of 9 credit hours) from the following*:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ANT 201Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

3

CNG 258Digital Forensics

4

COM 217Group Communication

3

COM 225Organizational Communication

3

POS 111American Government

3

POS 125American State and Local Government

3

PSY 207Intro Forensic Psychology

3

PSY 217Human Sexuality

3

PSY 226Social Psychology

3

PSY 249Abnormal Psychology

3

SOC 231Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

Total Credit Hours:9
* If these courses are applied to this second section of the Prescribed Curriculum (Additional Required Courses) for credit, they may not be applied to the first section of the Prescribed Curriculum (General Education Requirements) for credit.

Electives

  • Select 0-2 credit from the approved list of electives or log into eWOLF to see elective requirements in DegreeCheck.
  • Students completing 8 credits or more in Natural and Physical Sciences will have 0 credits of electives to complete.
  • Selection of elective credits should be done with a Front Range advisor and your intended transfer institution.
Total Credit Hours:0-2

Participating Colorado Public Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education

  • Colorado Mesa University [B.A. Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement concentrations]
  • Colorado State University-Global Campus [B.S. Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration]
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver [B.S. Criminal Justice & Criminology]
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs [B.A. Criminal Justice]
  • University of Colorado Denver [B.A. Criminal Justice]
  • University of Northern Colorado [B.A. Criminal Justice]

The receiving institutions listed above in this agreement will accept all applicable credits earned within ten years of transfer to the receiving institution. Credits earned more than ten years earlier will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis.

Total Credit Hours: 60