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Associate in Science Degree
Campus contact for this program:
Professor Samantha Mannion, SMannion@hcc.commnet.edu
This program is designed as an occupational career program to provide students with the professional knowledge, skills, and techniques required in the area of criminal justice. Students may specialize in the following options: law enforcement; administration, corrections and investigation. Course offerings are transferable to four-year institutions having programs in criminal justice, public administration, social sciences, etc.
Upon successful completion of all courses in the program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the roles of police, courts and corrections and explain the functions they serve within the criminal justice system and the community.
- Apply principles of constitutional and criminal laws that protect the rights of and regulates the conduct of individuals in a culturally diverse society.
- Demonstrate knowledge of theories, principles, and processes of the criminal justice system.
- Prepare written documents and deliver oral presentations related to the criminal justice field.
A General Studies Degree with a concentration in Criminal Justice is available for students wishing to complete a 60-credit degree with an emphasis in Criminal Justice. Please see a Criminal Justice Program Advisor for additional information.