Criminal Justice System AAS Degree (CJS.AAS)

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice [1] 3
CJS 103 Police Operations 3
PSC 101 American National Government 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Cluster 2 Credits
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
CJS 104 Criminology 3
CJS 105 Criminal Law [1] 3
CJS 215 Police Report Writing 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
Cluster 3 Credits
CJS 206 Criminal Investigation 3
CJS 207 Evidence and Criminal Procedure [1] 3
CJS 209 Community Policing 3
CJS 211 Criminal Justice Fieldwork I 3
SOC 206 Juvenile Delinquency 3
PSC 102 American State and Local Government 3
Cluster 4 Credits
CJS 212 Constitutional Law 3
CJS 220 Topics in Criminal Justice 3
CJS Criminal Justice System Elective 3
GROUP II Humanities Elective 3
GROUP IV
 
GROUP V
Mathematics Elective
OR
Physical and Life Science Elective
3
Minimum for Degree: 63
1. Required courses (all others may be substituted. See CJS Coordinator)
2. Recommended for those currently working in the profession.

 

Recommended Electives: Credits
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
SPN 101 Elementary Spanish I 3
CJS 102 Police Administration [2] 3
CJS 208 Forensic Science 3
CJS 210 Traffic Law & Investigation 3
CJS 213 Police Supervision and Leadership [2] 3
CJS 227 State Police Physical Agility Education 3

For more information, contact Jason Cieslik, Criminal Justice Coordinator, (708) 596-2000 ext. 2579, Room 3457, Main Campus.