The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice prepares entry-level professionals from diverse backgrounds in theoretical foundations, knowledge, skills, and practices of criminal justice operations. This study enables students to develop rational decisions and informed responses to challenges facing law enforcement and criminal justice professionals today. This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at email@example.com.
A broad range of career opportunities are available in the area of criminal justice / law enforcement including those in court systems, court administration, patrol, victim services, investigation, and probation / parole.
Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions. There are current agreements with Wright State, Miami University, and Ohio University.
Prepares students to apply for Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy.
|Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective||3|
|BIO 1107 (Human Biology) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective||3|
|BIS 1120||Introduction to Software Applications||3|
|CJS 1101||Introduction to Criminal Justice Science||3|
|CJS 1103||Constitutional Law & Evidentiary Procedures||3|
|CJS 1105||Criminal Law||3|
|CJS 1110||Interrogation, Documentation & Testimony||3|
|CJS 1155||Homeland Security Issues & Administration||3|
|CJS 2111||Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice||3|
|CJS 2200||Human Relations, Mediation & Conflict Resolution||3|
|CJS 2205||Introduction to Criminal Investigation & Forensic Science||3|
|CJS 2209||Computer Crime||3|
|CJS 2270 (Criminal Justice Science Internship) OR CJS 2295 (Criminal Justice Science Seminar)||3|
|COM 2206 (Interpersonal Communication) OR COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking)||3|
|COM 2245||Intercultural Communication||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective||3|
|PSY 1100||General Psychology||3|
|SOC 1101||Introduction to Sociology||3|