Criminal Justice AA Designated Degree Requirements

https://cdhe.colorado.gov/sites/highered/files/documents/STAA_CRIMINAL_JUSTICE_FINAL_Revised_2020_05.pdf

Courses that Fulfill General Education Requirements (33 credits)

(Written) Communication (6 credits)

ENG 121English Composition I: GT-CO1

3

ENG 122English Composition II: GT-CO2

3

or

ENG 122English Composition II: GT-CO2

3

and

GT Pathways Course(s)GT Pathways-approved GT-CO3 course

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Mathematics (3-4 credits)

One GT Pathways course (GT MA1), prefer MAT 135 Introduction to Statistics. (There are some exceptions for different four-year schools; please see an advisor.)

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)

Two GT Pathways Arts & Humanities courses from two (2) different categories:
(GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4) 

Total Credit Hours:6

History (3 credits)

Choose one GT Pathways History course (GT-HI1)

HIS 122US History since Civil War: GT-HI1

3

HIS 208American Indian History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 215Women in U.S. History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 225Colorado History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 236US History Since 1945: GT-HI1

3

HIS 245US in the World: GT-HI1

3

Total Credit Hours:3
 

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

SOC 101Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3

3

and

One GT Pathways Social & Behavioral Sciences course (GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:6
 

Natural and Physical Sciences (8 credits)

Two GT Pathways Natural & Physical Sciences courses (GT-SC1, GT-SC2).
One (1) course must be lab-based (GT-SC1)

Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 33

Additional Required Courses (27 credits)

Additional Required Courses

COM 115Public Speaking

3

or

COM 125Interpersonal Communication: GT-SS3

3

CRJ 110Intro to Criminal Justice: GT-SS3

3

CRJ 125Policing Systems

3

CRJ 145Correctional Process

3

Choose two (2) courses from the following:

CRJ 127Crime Scene Investigation

3

CRJ 135Judicial Function

3

CRJ 205Principles of Criminal Law

3

CRJ 209Criminal Investigation I

3

CRJ 230Criminology

3

CRJ 231Intro Forensic Sci/Criminalist

3

CRJ 235Delinquent Behavior

3

CRJ 236CRJ Research Methods

3

CRJ 257Victimology

3

CRJ 268Criminal Profiling

3

Choose three (3) courses from the following:

ANT 201Intro to Forensc Anthrp: GT-SS3

3

CNG 258Digital Forensics

4

COM 217Group Communication: GT-SS3

3

COM 225Organizational Communication

3

POS 111American Government: GT-SS1

3

POS 125Amer State and Local Govt: GT-SS1

3

PSY 207Intro Forensic Psychology

3

PSY 217Human Sexuality: GT-SS3

3

PSY 226Social Psychology: GT-SS3

3

PSY 249Abnormal Psychology: GT-SS3

3

SOC 231Sociology of Deviant Behavior: GT-SS3

3

*If these courses are applied to this second section of the Prescribed Curriculum (Additional Required Courses) for credit, they may not be applied to the first section of the Prescribed Curriculum (General Education Requirements) for credit.

Total Credit Hours: 27

Total Credit Hours: 60