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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Criminal Justice Technology, AS

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The Associate in Science (AS) in Criminal Justice Technology is designed for students seeking a professional career and prepares students to work in law enforcement, corrections, private/industry security, and other criminal justice, legal or public service-related fields.  This program prepares students to work as criminal justice practitioners/supervisors/managers in law enforcement agencies, correctional institutions, juvenile courts, crime laboratories, and mobile units dealing with physical evidence, etc. and provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. The AS CRJT program may also be beneficial to professionals seeking incentive benefits or career enhancement in the field.

One or more College Credit Certificates are associated with this AS degree.

Course Prerequisites

Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions.  Students must complete all prerequisites prior to registering for a course.

Graduation Requirements

Students must fulfill all requirements of their program to be eligible for graduation.  

General Education Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

  • 3 credits
  • 3 credits
  • General Education Core Natural Sciences 3 credits
  • General Education Core Mathematics 3 credits
  • General Education Core Social Sciences (Students required by F.A.C. 6A-10.02413 to demonstrate Civic Literacy should take AMH 2020  or POS 2041 ) 3 credits
  • General Education Core Humanities 3 credits

Specified Electives: 9 Credit Hours

Choose one area of emphasis and complete the specified courses:  

Open Electives: 3 Credit Hours

  • Any 1000 or 2000 level courses 3 credits

Total Degree Requirements: 60 Credit Hours

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