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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. Check the description of each course 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)

Gen Ed Humanities *


* Courses specified as Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Humanities may be chosen from any courses listed in the Associate in Arts Degree General Education Program Guide, AA , under their respective categories.

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

Electives may be taken from the following 1000 and 2000 level course prefixes:

PSE, BUL, PLA, REL, PHI, INP, INR, POS, CLP, DEP, PSY, SYG, HUS; Criminal Justice (CCJ, CJB, CJD, CJE, CJL, CJT, DSC, PAD); Emergency Medical Services (EMS); Fire Science (FFP)

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.fsw.edu/academics/ or on the School of Business and Technology Home Page at: www.fsw.edu/sobt

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