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.
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 Module: Arts & Humanities Elective||3|
|(BIO 1107 OR Ohio Transfer Module: 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 OR CJS 2295)||3|
|(COM 2206 OR COM 2211)||3|
|COM 2245||Intercultural Communication||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|(MAT 1120 OR Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective)||3|
|PSY 1100||General Psychology||3|
|SOC 1101||Introduction to Sociology||3|