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Criminal Justice: Associate of Applied Science Requirements

93 Credits

The blended delivery format is offered at Albuquerque, Albuquerque West, Austin, Austin South, Bellevue, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs South, Denver, Ellsworth, Garden City, Georgetown, Independence, Indianapolis, Lee’s Summit, Lewisville, Mesquite, Minnetonka, Overland Park, Rapid City, Richardson, Rochester, Roseville, Sioux Falls, Tigard, Tulsa, Watertown, Weldon Spring, Wichita, Wichita West, and Zona Rosa and requires students to complete the Criminal Justice Major Core through NAU’s distance learning program. This program is also offered through NAU’s distance learning program and at Bloomington.

Criminal Justice Major Core

Credit Hours

(A minimum of 22.5 of the following 45 credits must be earned at NAU, excluding internship.)

CJ1000*

Introduction to Criminal Justice

4.5

CJ1500*

Criminological Theory

4.5

CJ2100*

Criminal Law

4.5

CJ2150*

Professionalism and Ethics in Criminal Justice

4.5

CJ2200*

Policing in U.S. Society

4.5

CJ2300*

U.S. Courts

4.5

CJ2400*

U.S. Corrections

4.5

CJ3400

Constitutional Law in Criminal Justice

4.5

CJ

CJ Electives

9

 

45

Support Core

MT2050

Principles of Management

4.5

 

 

4.5

General Education Core (43.5)

Communications

EN1150

Composition I

4.5

EN1300

Composition II

4.5

EN2100 or

Speech or

 

EN2150

Interpersonal Professional Communications

4.5

 

 

13.5

Science

SC

Science Elective

4.5

 

4.5

Mathematics

MA1500 or

Intermediate Algebra or

 

MA2050

College Algebra

4.5

 

 

4.5

Humanities

HU

Humanities Elective

4.5

 

4.5

Behavioral/Social Sciences

Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective

4.5

 

4.5

General Education

CS1150/
CI1150

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

4.5

CS1600

Pathways to Academic and Professional Success

4.5

CS2080

Career Management

3

 

 

12

* Professional Course, minimum "C" grade required

Residents of the state of Minnesota or students attending any Minnesota campus:

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Criminal Justice Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

(The university reserves the right to correct clerical errors.)