Jump start your criminal justice degree
As a student in this online Associate in Criminal Justice program, you will learn from faculty with real-life experiences who bring a mix of practical knowledge and theory.
Graduates who earn Trine University's Associate in Criminal Justice degree receive an academic base for a career in the criminal justice field. This degree also prepares you for more advanced education opportunities such as the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.
An Associate in Criminal Justice degree requires 60 credit hours.
General Education - 22 credit hours
ENG 103 English Compensation I
ENG 113 English Composition II
Math Elective - 3 credit hours
Lab Science Elective - 4 credit hours
SS Elective - 3 credit hours
HUM elective - 3 credit hours
General Education Elective - 3 credit hours
Content Requirements - 24 credit hours
LE 103 Introduction to Criminal Justice
LE 153 Juvenile Justice
LE 253 Probation, Parole and Community Corrections
LE 263 Introduction to Criminal Law and Justice
LE 273 Criminal Procedures and Evidence
LE 343 Criminalistics and Crime Scene Investigations I
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
PSY 383 Forensic Psychology
Additional Requirements - 14 credit hours
UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation
Free Electives – 13 credit hours
For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog (opens in a new window).