Criminal Justice AAS

Education, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Department | AAS - Associate of Applied Science Degree | 2 years

Earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice at Clackamas Community College and gain the skills needed to work in the criminal justice field.

Are you interested in law enforcement, the legal system and crime prevention? The Criminal Justice program at Clackamas Community College is a great place to start your career.

Criminal Justice AAS

Skills
Job Outlook
Descriptions and Outcomes

Criminal Justice Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of CJA-280
  • CJA-280
  • Criminal Justice/Corrections/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete 3 credits of CJA-281
  • CJA-281
  • Criminal Justice/Corrections/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete CJA-101 or CJA-201
  • CJA-101
  • Criminology
  • 4
  • CJA-201
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • 4
 
Complete the following Criminal Justice Core Requirements
  • CJA-110
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • 4
  • CJA-120
  • Judicial Process
  • 3
  • CJA-122
  • Criminal Law
  • 4
  • CJA-130
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • 3
  • CJA-170
  • Introduction to Field Work in Criminal Justice
  • 3
  • CJA-200
  • Community Policing in a Culturally Diverse Society
  • 4
  • CJA-203
  • Crisis Intervention
  • 3
  • CJA-210
  • Criminal Investigation I
  • 3
  • CJA-211
  • Criminal Investigation II
  • 3
  • CJA-212
  • Criminal Investigation III
  • 3
  • CJA-222
  • Procedural Law
  • 3
  • CJA-223
  • Criminal Justice Ethics
  • 3
  • CJA-243
  • Drugs, Crime and the Law
  • 3
  • CWE-281
  • Cooperative Work Experience Seminar
  • 0
  • CWE-281
  • Cooperative Work Experience Seminar
  • 0
  • HS-260
  • Victim Advocacy & Assistance
  • 4
  • PSY-219
  • Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
  • 4
  • WR-122
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050, MTH-065, or MTH-098
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
  • MTH-098
  • College Math Foundations
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete CJA-250
  • CJA-250
  • Reporting, Recording & Testifying
  • 4
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete HE-163 or HE-205
  • HE-163
  • Body & Drugs I: Introduction to Abuse & Addiction
  • 3
  • HE-205
  • Youth Addictions
  • 3
 

Program Electives

Complete 12-16 credits of Criminal Justice Program Electives. This may consist of any ASL, CJA, FR, GER, HS, PHL, PS, PSY, SOC, or SPN course not already listed in the Criminal Justice Program. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Criminal Justice Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 91-95