Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog

Criminal Justice, AAAS Planning Guide


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Program Description:


The Criminal Justice Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences degree is designed to prepare students for careers in law enforcement, criminal justice support, community outreach, 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.

Program Prerequisites:


High School Diploma or GED and college placement.

General Education - 15 Credits


Communication Skills (5 Credits)


Choose either ENGL& 101  or BTWRT 215 .

Multicultural Understanding (5 Credits)


Choose one of the following courses:  CMST 203 , GWS 284 HIST 245 , MCS 105 

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 .

Criminal Justice Core Requirements - 40 Credits


Second Quarter


Third Quarter


Fifth Quarter


Internship is recommended for either 5th or 6th quarter. It is only offered winter and spring quarters

Sixth Quarter


*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 , CAST 285 /GWS 285 , CJ& 106 , CJ 130 , CJ 135 /SOC 135 CJ 136 /SOC 136 CJ 137 /SOC 137 , CJ 245 , CJ 291 , CJ 292 , CJ 293 , CJ 294 , CJ 295 , CJ 297 , CJ 298 , CJ 299 , SOC 112 .

Approval To Graduate


Student Name, SID and Date: ____________________________________________________

Faculty Advisor and Date: _______________________________________________________

Division Dean and Date: ________________________________________________________

Credential Approval and Date: ____________________________________________________

Program Advisor:


Linda Forst
206-546-4781 lforst@shoreline.edu Rm 5378
www.facebook.com/ShorelineCriminalJustice

Program Information:


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)
Website: http://shoreline.edu/programs/criminal-justice/

Plan code: CJLCJAPT

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