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Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog
Palo Alto College
   
 
  Aug 12, 2020
 
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog 
    
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Legal Studies, A.A.


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The Criminal Justice degree with a concentration in legal studies prepares those students who are pursuing a career as a prosecuting attorney, defense attorney, judge, paralegal, or legal assistant in the criminal justice field. This 60-hour degree requires the completion of a 45-hour core curriculum, designed to provide the student with a broad liberal arts foundation, additional Criminal Justice course requirements and a Technical Writing course. All courses will transfer to any public four-year institution in Texas that offers either a BS or BA degree in Criminal Justice. Students who are intending to transfer to a four-year institution must seek advisement with a Criminal Justice Program Advisor, on transfer agreements with specific universities.

Related Degrees and Certificates

Criminal Justice, A.A. 

Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Forensic Science, A.A 


 

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice (3051)


(with a Concentration in Legal Studies)

Communication (9 Hours)


 
 
Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (11) Core   

Mathematics (3 Hours)


Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Natural Sciences (7 Hours)


Select 2 courses from the Natural Sciences (30) Core 

Humanities and Visual/Performing Arts (9 Hours)


Select 1 course from the Humanities (40) Core 
Select 1 course from the Additional Humanities (41) Core 
Select 1 course from the Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core 

Kinesiology/Dance (2 Hours)


Two hours required from the Kinesiology (90) Core   

Transfer Degree Note:


Courses from the Additional Requirements area may not be used to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements.

Total Hours 60


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