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2013-2014 Catalog 
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED 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. or to
provide 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.

Program Structure

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 64 credit hours in the following areas: 18
credit hours of General Education Requirements, 27 credit hours of Criminal Justice Technology Core
Requirements, 9 credit hours of Criminal Justice Technology Specified Elective Requirements, and 10
credit hours of Open Electives.

Course Prerequisites

Many courses require prerequisites. Click on each course’s name in the list below to check for
prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions related to the course. Students must
complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.


Students must fulfill all requirements of their program major after which, students must complete an
application for graduation through the Office of the Registrar and enroll in the GRD 2000 course the
semester in which they intend to graduate. Students must apply for graduation by the published deadline
to be assured of final clearance for graduation, timely receipt of their diploma, and participation in the
commencement ceremony.

General Education Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

Criminal Justice Technology, AS Degree Specified Elective Requirements: 9 Credit Hours

Electives may be taken from the following 1000 and 2000 level course prefixes:
CJD, CJE, CJL, CJT, DSC); Emergency Medical Services (EMS); Fire Science (FFP)

  • Any Foreign Language Course or SLS 1515 - Cornerstone Experience - 3 credits

Criminal Justice Technology, AS Degree Open Elective Requirements: 10 Credit Hours

Electives may be taken from any 1000 and 2000 level courses

Total Degree Requirements: 64 Credit Hours

Information is available online at: www.edison.edu/academics/or on the School of Business and Technology Home Page at: www.edison.edu/sobt

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