Oct 23, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog

Criminal Justice (AS)

Division of Business & Professional Studies

This program combines professional courses with a broad background in liberal arts. The curriculum is designed to prepare you for a career in law enforcement, corrections, private security, and related fields, as well as to provide you with academic preparation for study at the baccalaureate level.

The Criminal Justice program is approved as a Police Career Incentive Program by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education.

Upon successful completion, the Associate in Science Degree in Criminal Justice is awarded.

Program Outcomes

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credits: 18

First Year: Semester 2

credits: 15

Second Year: Semester 1

credits: 15/16

Second Year: Semester 2

credits: 15

Total Credits: 61/62

Program Notes

Competency in mathematics is a MassBay graduation requirement. Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate competency at 100-level math. This may be accomplished by an appropriate placement test score or completion of any 100-level mathematics course or higher, except mathematics courses with a MAC prefix.

This program qualifies as an Alternative Transfer Agreement (Mass Transfer) with select public institutions in Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.mass.edu/masstransfer.

Humanities Electives:

Art, Communications,English (EN103 or higher), Film, Foreign Language, Humanities, Literature, Music, Oral Communication, Philosophy, Photography, Sign Language, Theater Arts

Math/Science Electives:

Biology, Chemistry, Contemporary Nutrition (NS 101 ), Environmental Science, Integrated Science, 100-level Mathematics or higher (not MAC), Physics

Social Science Electives:

Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Law, Psychology, Sociology