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Criminal Justice A.S.

Students interested in Criminal Justice as a career will elect this two-year collegiate program.

It is designed for those students planning to transfer to a four-year program in Criminal Justice. The program suggested below is intended to develop professional Criminal Justice skills and knowledge along with a basic academic background. Students pursuing this program on a part-time basis should consult an academic advisor for an appropriate sequence.

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REQUIRED COURSES

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Humanities Gen Ed (3 Credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Humanities Courses (course type: GHUM).
  • Mathematics Gen Ed (3 Credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Mathematics courses (course type: GMAT). MATH 156 is preferred.
  • Technological Competency/Information Literacy (3 Credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Technological Competency or Information Literacy (GTEC) courses. OR Students may attempt to “test out” of the technology requirement. If successful, student must take an additional course(s) in math, science or technology from the List of Approved General Education courses to meet the required 64 credit total.
  • Electives (to meet the required 64 Credits): 3 credits Developmental courses may not be used to satisfy this requirement.

For more information

Contact: Joseph Kirchhofer
Phone: 732-255-0400, Ext. 2213.
Email: jkirchhofer@ocean.edu

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CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Police Officer
Probation/Parole Officer
Corrections Officer
Sheriff’s Officer
Special Investigation Unit for Prosecutor’s Office

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Official* 2017-2018 Catalog

Our interactive catalog is updated throughout the year.

*Course requirements for degrees can and do change over time. Students are responsible for fulfilling the degree requirements that are in effect when they begin pursuing the degree at the college.

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