Associates of Science in Criminal Justice
Are you motivated by the desire to improve your community? Would you like to put your Christian faith and values to work in conflict resolution? The Associates of Science in Criminal Justice degree will introduce you to the fulfilling work of criminal justice professionals who work as police officers, probation officers, Homeland Security specialists and more.
LeTourneau University's Associates of Science in Criminal Justice degree provides a broad introduction to this growing field and prepares you to pursue advanced baccalaureate studies or seek entry-level employment in federal, state or local positions.
Criminal Justice Major Course Requirements
CRIJ 1303 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRIJ 1313 Criminal Law
CRIJ 2303 Criminology
Plus 15 hours of CRIJ and/or approved electives (may include approved law enforecement academy credit, military security credit, and/or transfer credits)
Total Criminal Justice and Related Courses: 24 hours
General Education Requirements
The following general education courses are required for the Associates of Science in Criminal Justice degree:
Bible (6 hours)
Communications/Speech (3 hours)
English Composition (6 hours)
Literature (3 hours)
History (3 hours)
Mathematics (3 hours)
Natural Science (4 hours)
Social Science/Humanities (6 hours)
Total General Education Courses: 34 hours
General Electives (5 hours)
Total Elective Courses: 5 hours
To earn the A.S. in Criminal Justice degree, students must satisfactorily complete the following graduation requirements. Students returning after discontinuing studies for more than one year will come under the requirements of the newest LeTourneau University catalog. Students must satisfactorily complete:
1. A total of 63 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00.
2. A minimum of 34 credit hours of Criminal Justice and related courses.
3. A minimum of 24 credit hours of Criminal Justice and related courses.
4. A minimum of 16 hours must be completed at LeTourneau University.
5. Payment of all tuition and fees.
6. Approval of the faculty and the Board of Trustees.