Criminal Justice (AS)
By teaching the fundamentals of criminal justice and critical and creative thinking skills, the Criminal Justice program is designed to endow students with the fundamental knowledge to move on to a four-year institution of higher learning or enter careers in one of the major components of the American or Tribal criminal justice systems – law enforcement, the courts, or corrections – or allied fields.
- The student will demonstrate a working knowledge of the Constitutional and legal foundations of American law.
- The student will demonstrate an understanding of the powers and limitations of Indian law based on federal law and legal precedent.
- The student will demonstrate a basic understanding of the various theories of deviant behavior and society’s responses to such behavior.
|General Education Requirements|
|ENGL 110||Composition I||3|
|ENGL 120||Composition II||3|
|COMM 110||Fundamentals of Public Speaking||3|
|MATH 102||Intermediate Algebra||4|
|PSYC 100||First Year Learning Experience||3|
|SOC 120||Transitions-Graduation & Beyond||2|
|NAS 101||Ochethi Sakowin Language for Beginners||3|
|or NAS 103||Introduction to Ochethi Sakowin Language, Culture & History|
|CSCI 101||Introduction to Computers||3|
|Humanities or Social & Behavioral Science|
|Select one course from:||3|
Arts, English, History, Humanities, Music, Native American Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Human Services, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
|Select two one-hour courses or any one two-hour course||2|
|Select any four-hour laboratory science course||4|
|CJ 202||Introduction to Law Enforcement & Corrections||3|
|CJ 203||Interview & Interrogation||3|
|CJ 205||Indian Law||3|
|CJ 220||Criminal Law||3|
|CJ 231||Criminal Evidence & Procedure||3|
|CJ 232||Administration of Justice||3|
|CJ 245||Survey of Forensic Sciences||3|
|CJ 260||Legal Ethics||3|
|CJ 265||Trial Techniques||3|
|CJ 297||Criminal Justice/Lay Advocate/Paralegal Internship/Capstone Experience||3|
|CJ Elective||Criminal Justice Elective||3|