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Associate of Science Criminal Justice Emphasis

The Associate of Science Degree, with an emphasis in Criminal Justice, is designed for learners who plan to transfer and complete a baccalaureate degree in Criminal Justice (or related field) at a specific four-year institution. The degree will satisfy most of the lower-division requirements of transfer institutions and is articulated with Southern Oregon University's Criminology and Criminal justice program. Four emphasis areas are available. 

LAW ENFORCEMENT

COMPLETE 18 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • CJ140 Criminalistics
  • CJ203 Crisis Intervention
  • CJ210 Criminal Investigations
  • CJ213 Interview and Interrogation Skills
  • CJ214 Crime Scene Investigations
  • CJ215 CJ Administration
  • CJ243 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs
  • PE185 Public Safety (1-3 credits)
  • CJ198/298 Independent Study (1-6 credits)
  • CJ280 Field Experience (1-6 credits)

CORRECTIONS

COMPLETE 18 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • CJ131 Institutional Corrections
  • CJ203 Crisis Intervention
  • CJ218 Special Populations
  • CJ225 Corrections Counseling & Casework
  • CJ243 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs
  • PE185 Public Safety (1-3 credits)
  • CJ198/298 Independent Study (1-6 credits)
  • CJ199/299 Special Topics in Corrections (1-6 credits)
  • CJ280 Field Experience (1-6 credits)

JUVENILE JUSTICE

COMPLETE 18 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • CJ201 Juvenile Delinquency
  • CJ203 Juvenile Justice System
  • CJ232 Corrections Counseling and Casework
  • HDFS229 Development in Middle Childhood
  • HS200 Understanding Addictive Behavior
  • PSY201 General Psychology
  • CJ198/298 Independent Study (1-6 credits)
  • CJ199/299 Special Topics in Juvenile Justice (1-6 credits)
  • CJ280 Field Experience (1-6)

FORENSICS

COMPLETED ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • CJ140 Criminalistics 
  • CJ210 Criminal Investigation
  • CJ214 Crime Scene Investigations
  • CHEM221 General Chemistry
  • CHEM222 General Chemistry
  • CHEM223 General Chemistry

NOTE: Students may choose to use the above chemistry courses to satisfy AS discipline requirements, but must take additional CJ electives to bring their total degree credits to the minimum of 94 required to graduate.

Criminal Justice Course Descriptions link

Contact Information:

Janet McClellan
Criminal Justice Instructor
541.88.7292
Randolph 11D



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