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Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016
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  Dec 16, 2019
 
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016 
    
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice: Associate of Arts concentration in Criminal Justice


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The Associate of Arts concentration in Criminal Justice is designed to provide students with a basic foundation in legal studies. Students will gain a broad understanding of the historical and philosophical basis of criminal law as well as the substantive and procedural aspects. The field of study curriculum has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Upon successful completion of the program, students may use this Associate of Arts degree to satisfy the first two years of any criminal justice bachelor’s degree program in Texas Public Universities.

This program is a THECB-approved Field of Study.

Please note: Students cannot be awarded both the Forensic Science and the Criminal Justice (Field of Study) degrees.

Related Degrees and Certificates

Forensic Science: Associate of Arts concentration in Criminal Justice  

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)


Communications (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (20) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core 

Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core 

Creative Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Creative Arts (50) Core 

American History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


            Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core 

Government/Political Science (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


            Select 2 courses from the Government/Political Science (70) Core 

Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core   

Additional Communications (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (90) Core 

Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core 

NOTES:


Courses from the Additional Requirements area may not be used to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements.
CIP Code: 43.0104
Major Code: CRJT

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