Take Your Career to the Next Level
Get started in the law enforcement career you want with an online Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice degree from Central Christian College of Kansas Online. This degree allows you to enter the field while still working toward your bachelor’s.
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Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Curriculum
This is a sample list of courses you will be required to complete for the online Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program. To view a full list, please get your program guide.
This course focuses on the formal crime control process in the United States. Students will examine the agencies and processes involved in administering justice: the police, the prosecutor, the courts, and correctional systems.
Introduction to Corrections (3 credits)
Topics include the history of corrections, the influence of social thought and philosophy on the development of corrections, the rights of the incarcerated inmate, and the duties of the correctional officer.
Introduction to Law Enforcement (3 credits)
Outlines the development of U.S. policing, stressing the relationship of police to local politics and the effects of civil service, reform movements, and technological change.
Why Earn Your Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice?
Introduction to Courts (3 credits)
A look at the basic structure of the court system and court process. An up-to-date coverage highlighting several recent trends of the court system.
Upcoming Start: April 1st
Applications Due by March 27th