Criminal Justice & Criminology AA
The Criminal Justice and Criminology program is a career-focused degree with a strong liberal arts foundation. The core focuses on criminal justice, legal studies and criminology, and incorporates study in the area of psychology.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon graduation with a degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology, USF students will demonstrate:
- A basic understanding of the major themes, subfields, and persistent questions in the study of criminal justice and criminology.
- The ability to identify and evaluate research in the field of Criminal Justice and Criminology.
The A.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology degree requires 60 credit hours:
- 12-13 credit hours of Franciscan core courses
- 36 credit hours in major required courses
- Elective courses as needed
Program of Study
The A.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology degree requires:
- Criminal Justice and Criminology, 21 credit hours: CRIM 150, CRIM 180, CRIM 200, CRIM 230, CRIM 235, CRIM 250, CRIM 320
- Psychology, 6 credit hours: PSYC 121, PSYC 325
- Sociology, 3 credit hours: SOCI 101
- Social Work, 3 credit hours: SOCW 250
- Fundamentals of Public Communication, 3 credit hours: COMM 121
Applicants must meet University of Saint Francis admission requirements.
Criminal Justice and Criminology majors must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 and are required to earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required by the major.
Criminal Justice and Criminology majors must meet USF graduation requirements.