The Associate degree in Criminal Justice & Public Policy is designed for those individuals that have an interest in the process and procedures that lead to the creating and maintaining of a positive, non-violent environment within a community. This is done by exploring criminal causation & laws, public policies, and the total justice system. Through the required courses, the program is intended to grow and enhance both your professional and Christian values. All courses are 3 crs.

Core Curriculum

Year 1 Semester 1

COMM 201 Interpersonal Communication
ENG 100 Developmental Writing & Reading
JPP 101 American Government
JPP 102 Introduction to Law Enforcement
MATH 121 Intermediate Algebra

Year 1 Semester 2

ENG 104 Introduction to Writing
JPP103 Criminology
JPP104 Introduction to Courts
JPP 207 Substantive Criminal Law
REL 100 The Bible
REL 110 Christian Faith

Year 2 Semester 1

ENG 103 Culture & Civilization Literature
JPP 110 Juvenile Theory
JPP 206 Corrections in America
JPP 308 Procedural Criminal Law
MATH 125 Contemporary Math

Year 2 Semester 2

COMM 460 Cross-Cultural Communication
HIST 103 World Views: History
JPP 214 Criminal Investigation
JPP 288 Terrorism
PSY 101 General Psychology