Skip to Navigation
Prairie State College    
 
    
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Criminal Justice, A.A.


Return to Suggested Areas of Concentration/Major Fields, Transfer Degrees Return to: Suggested Areas of Concentration/Major Fields, Transfer Degrees

This curriculum is designed for students pursuing bachelor’s degrees in the fields of corrections, criminal justice, law enforcement and security management. Students are strongly encouraged to complete the Associate in Arts degree prior to transfer.

Suggested Curriculum


I. General Education Core (37-38)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)


Select three courses from the list for Area B  with at least one course from humanities and one from fine arts.

Area C: Mathematics (3 credits)


Select one math course from the list for Area C :

Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credits)


Select one life science course and one physical science course from the list for Area D . One course must have a lab component.

Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


Select three courses in at least two different disciplines from the list for Area E  including:

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (12)


III. Electives (12-13)


Select additional courses from the list of courses approval for transfer or contact the universities you are considering.

Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

Return to Suggested Areas of Concentration/Major Fields, Transfer Degrees Return to: Suggested Areas of Concentration/Major Fields, Transfer Degrees