Aug 05, 2021
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The Criminal Justice Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences degree is designed to prepare students for careers in law enforcement, corrections, private security as well as some legal/paralegal positions. Shoreline Community College works closely with local advisory committees and industry professionals to ensure students receive the knowledge and skills currently in demand by employers in the field. Students interested in pursuing a four-year baccalaureate degree in Criminal Justice should follow the Criminal Justice AA-DTA transfer degree planning guide.
NOTE: Credit may be awarded by the CJ advisory for police academy or in-service police training.
AAAS Degree (90 Credits)
Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.
GPA of 2.0 or better for the entire program required.
High School Diploma or GED and college placement.
General Education - 15 Credits
Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)
Choose one of the following courses: Any college level MATH 100 level, MATH& 107 , MATH& 141 , MATH& 142 , MATH& 146 , MATH& 148 , MATH& 151 , MATH& 152 , MATH& 163 , MATH& 264 , MATH 111 , MATH 207 , MATH 208 , MATH 211 , PHIL& 120 , BUS 102 .
Core Requirements - 20 Credits
Criminal Justice Core Requirements - 40 Credits
Internship is recommended for either 5th or 6th quarter. It is only offered winter and spring quarters
*Internship is recommended for either 5th or 6th quarter. It is only offered winter and spring quarters
Criminal Justice Professional Electives - 15 Credits
Choose from the following courses: CAST 102 /SOC 102 , CAST 202 /SOC 202 , CJ 130 , CJ 135 , CJ& 106 , CJ 245 , SOC 112 , CJ 291 , CJ 292 , CJ 293 , CJ 294 , CJ 295 , CJ 297 , CJ 298 , CJ 299 , CAST 285 /GWS 285
Approval To Graduate
Student Name, SID and Date: ____________________________________________________
Faculty Advisor and Date: _______________________________________________________
Division Dean and Date: ________________________________________________________
Credential Approval and Date: ____________________________________________________
Length of Program: 90 Credits
Completion Award: A.A.A.S. Degree
Enrollment: Fall (recommended), Winter, Spring
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $35-115
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)