The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program provides students with a comprehensive background in the workings of the criminal justice system. With an emphasis on both theoretical perspectives and practical concerns, the VFMC Criminal Justice program allows the student to develop an understanding of the multi-faceted discipline through the explanation of the fundamentals of Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Law and Procedure, Law Enforcement Administration, and Laws of Evidence, as well as the contemporary relevance of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism.
This solid course of study prepares students to continue to pursue their academic and career interests that include the legal system, local law enforcement, social work, forensics, and criminology.
|Language||Two semesters in same language|
|CJ 101||Introduction to Criminal Justice|
|CJ 204||Criminal Law and Procedure|
|CJ 205||Criminal Investigation|
|CJ 206||Law Enforcement Administration|
Restricted Electives (choose one of the following):
|CJ 207||Laws of Evidence|
|CJ 210||Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism|
|Math||Any math course above MA100|
|Science||Any science course with a lab|
|Electives||Any VFMC course not required by program
(as needed to fulfill 60 total credits)