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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Studies, Law Enforcement Concentration, A.A.S.

Joanitha Barnes • (901) 333-5101
Liz Lawrence • (901) 333-4161

This program prepares students for career opportunities in criminal justice agencies. Sufficient theoretical preparation and practical experience enable graduates to function effectively in a variety of paraprofessional settings. This program is not designed for transfer. However, LeMoyne-Owen College accepts the A.A.S. degree in Criminal Justice Studies (Law Enforcement Concentration) toward requirements for the baccalaureate degree in Sociology. Students earn a BA degree in Sociology with a Criminal Justice emphasis. Christian Brothers University accepts the A.A.S. degree in Criminal Justice (Law Enforcement and Corrections concentrations) toward requirements for the baccalaureate degree in Behavioral Sciences.) Students intending to transfer credits to other institutions should contact both their advisor and the transfer institution to determine applicable policies or restrictions.

First Semester: 12 Credits

Second Semester: 12 Credits

Elective: 2 Credits

Suggested Electives: The following suggested courses are helpful in this area of emphasis; however, students may choose other courses in consultation with their advisors.

Third Semester: 13 Credits

Fourth Semester: 12 Credits

Total Program Credits: 60

1 Review General Education pages and/or consult advisor for correct selection.

2 Credit may be given to in-service students with 1 to 3 years corrections experience after completing 12 or more Southwest Criminal Justice hours.