Criminal Justice
leading to an Associate of Arts Degree

Required Courses

 Course # Credit Hours 
____CJUS2003Introduction to Criminal Justice
____CJUS2103Crime and Deviant Behavior
____CJUS3403Principles of Criminal Law
____CJUS3803Field Practicum in Criminal Justice
____PHIL2103Ethics*

PLUS: 6 additional credit hours from approved courses below:

 Course # Credit Hours 
____CJUS3003Law Enforcement and Police Operations
____CJUS3203Correctional Systems
____CJUS3903Special Topics in Criminal Justice
____PHIL3503Criminology

FOREIGN LANGUAGE: Not required.
LIBERAL STUDIES PROGRAM: As listed on the appropriate Liberal Studies Check sheet.
Among REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION, the student must have a Grade Point Average of 2.0 or better on the courses credited on this Check sheet.
The student must complete a minimum of 60 credit hours
*Indicates courses that also meet Liberal Studies requirements.

Academic Policies for Associate Degrees

  1. 2.00 Cumulative grade point average in all courses required for graduation.
  2. All prerequisites must be met for admission to specific courses.
  3. Admissions standards are identical to those in effect for bachelor’s degree program.
  4. Associate degree students will be eligible for consideration for Dean’s List on the same basis as bachelor degree students.
  5. Associate degree students will be eligible for consideration for class honors on the same basis as bachelor degree students.
  6. No more than four one-credit courses may be counted among the electives selected to meet graduation requirements.
  7. Twenty of the last forty semester hours must be taken under auspices of Alderson Broaddus University.