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Associate of Applied Science: 2017–2018 Catalog Year

Criminal Justice: General

Associate of Applied Science

The general criminal justice degree is designed to ease the transfer process for the University of Nevada, Reno, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, or any other four-year institution.

Salary: $57,530–$80,370 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Average Growth

Good To Know: Society's emphasis on public safety and security may lead to new openings; jobs will be competitive because of low turnover rate.

Total Requirements: 60 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Program Requirements 36 Units (Credits)
CRJ 101* Introduction to Criminal Justice I 3
CRJ 102* Introduction to Criminal Justice II 3
CRJ 106* Introduction to Corrections 3
CRJ 155 Juvenile Justice System 3
CRJ 164 Principles of Investigation 3
CRJ 211* Police in America 3
CRJ 222* Criminal Law and Procedure 3
CRJ 225 Criminal Evidence 3
CRJ 234* Introduction to the Courts and American Legal System 3
CRJ 270 Introduction to Criminology 3
Choose 6 units from the following:
ART 135 Photography I 3
ART 141 Introduction to Digital Photography I 3
BUS 107 Business Speech Communications 3
COM 101 Oral Communications 3
CPD 116 Substance Abuse-Fundamental Facts 3
CPD 117 Introduction to Counseling 3
CPD 129 Communication Techniques 1
STAT 152 Introduction to Statistics 3
SW 230 Crisis Intervention 3
Any CRJ Course 1-6
Any IS, COT, or CIT Course 1-6
Any Foreign Language 1-6
Any PSY or SOC 1-6
General Education Requirements 24 Units (Credits)
English/Communications Requirements
ENG 101 & ENG 102 Recommended
Humanities Requirement: 3 Units (Credits) 3
Mathematics Requirement
Recommended MATH 120* or higher
Science Requirement 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirements 3
General Electives 6
*Direct transfer to UNR and UNLV for CRJ major.
A list of all courses filling general education requirements for the Associate of Applied Science can be found on the Associate of Applied Science page.

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