A.A. in Criminal Justice
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: ACU’s Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice presents the major components of the American criminal justice system. It includes criminal behavior patterns, law enforcement organizations, juvenile systems, legal principles and doctrines and fundamentals of criminal investigations. Courses utilize hands-on activities and analytical exercises to supplement the presentation of academic information.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives.
To develop students’ understanding of the American criminal justice system
To present an review of institutions, laws, theories and players that make up the system
To assist graduates in obtaining entry-level criminal justice positions
To prepared students for employment or advancement in law enforcement fields
CAREERS: Research Worker, Social Welfare, Jailer, Patrol Conductor, Police Officer II, Guard, Immigration, Correction Officer, Sociologist, Clinical Sociologist
Requirements: CREDITS Seven (7) General Education Courses = 28 Credits (with all Associate Degree programs of study)
General Education Courses include: CSC 100, College Success Course, PD 100, Professional Development, ECO 101, Economics, ENG 101, HIS 101, PSY 101- Psychology, SOC 101 – Sociology.