Degrees and Certificates

Criminal Justice (AA)

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Requirements (63 credit hours)

University Requirements: 9 hours/Grade of "C" or better    

  • MA 112 Essential Mathematics OR  MA 116 College Algebra (3)
  • EN 101 Freshman Composition (3)
  • WU 101 The Washburn Experience (3) OR IS 100 The College Experience (3) OR HN 101 Honors Washburn Experience (3)

General Education Requirements: 15 hours/Grade of "D" or better           

Core Criminal Justice Associate Courses: 27 hours/Grade of "C" or better      

  • CJ 100 Crime and Justice in America (3)
  • CJ 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement (3)
  • CJ 120 Introduction to Corrections (3)
  • CJ 130 Public and Private Safety (3)
  • CJ 210 Criminal Law  OR LG 345 Criminal Law (3)
  • CJ 220 Criminal Justice Communications (3)
  • CJ 230 Principles of Investigation OR CJ 310 Police, Problems and Practices (3)  
  • CJ 303 Diversity in American Culture (3)
  • CJ 325 Applied Criminology (3)

 

Elective Criminal Justice Associate Courses: 12 hours from the following/Grade of "C" or better

  • CJ 115 Introduction to Forensic Science
  • CJ 225 Jail Workshop (3)
  • CJ 260 Independent Study (1-3)
  • CJ 290 Special Topics (1-3)
  • CJ 305 Crime and Justice in Film (3)
  • CJ 310 Police Problems and Practices (3)
  • CJ 315 Drug Abuse and Criminality (3)
  • CJ 318 Juvenile Justice (3)
  • CJ 320 Correctional Treatment Strategies (3)
  • CJ 323 Serial Killers (3)
  • CJ 324 Evidence-Based Practices in Corrections (3) 
  • CJ 330 Judicial Process (3)
  • CJ 332 Law of Corrections (3)
  • CJ 340 Crime Prevention (3)
  • CJ 342 Capital Punishment in America:  The Death Penalty (3)
  • CJ 345 Homicide Investigations (3)
  • CJ 350 Legal Issues in Security and Safety (3)
  • CJ 352 Firearms Decision Making (3)
  • CJ 355 Women in Criminal Justice (3)
  • CJ 360 Independent Study (1-3)
  • CJ 365 Police and the Community (3)
  • CJ 370 Fire Investigation and Prevention (3)
  • CJ 375 Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling (3)
  • CJ 380 Terrorism (3)
  • CJ 382 Security Technology (3)
  • CJ 390 Special Topics (1-3)
  • CJ 395 Seminar in Metropolitan Criminal Justice (Summer) (3)
  • CJ 400 Criminal Justice Research (3)
  • CJ 410 Criminal Procedure and Evidence (3)
  • CJ 415 Forensic Science in Criminal Justice (3)
  • CJ 420 Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections (3)
  • CJ 425 White Collar Crime (3)
  • CJ 440 Enforcement Administration (3)
  • CJ 445 Drug Enforcement Policies and Programs (3)
  • CJ 448 Homeland Security (3) 
  • CJ 450 Security Administration and Management (3)
  • CJ 460 Correctional Administration (3)
  • CJ 465 Criminal Justice Planning (3) 
  • CJ 475 The Police Experience (3)
  • CJ 495 The Correctional Experience (3)