University of Phoenix Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice _AACJ

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                                                                         Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice (AACJ)
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                                                                                 All Sites: Distance Learning

Degree Description-The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Degree targets the fields related to law enforcement, probation, parole, security, the
judiciary, and other related jobs. The specialization addresses specific competencies and workplace behaviors needed to successfully pursue a career
in the criminal justice system. Criminal Justice follows a line of investigation into the court structure and management. It also explores laws, the                          POINT OF CONTACT
constitution, crime and criminology, the role of the judiciary, and social and economic justice. The student will obtain an excellent basis in                         Maureen Scheer, Project Manager
communications arts, social sciences, humanities, math, science, and information technology. The student will learn how to research, analyze and                    University of Phoenix-Office of Admissions
apply vital information to real-world challenges and opportunities. In addition, throughout the program, the student’s learning, communication, team                               PO Box 60130
work, and critical thinking skills will be developed.                                                                                                                           Phoenix, AZ 85082
                                                                                                                                                                              Phone: 602-557-6184
                                                                                                                                                                                Fax: 480-643-1625
                                                                                                                                                                         Maureen.Scheer@phoenix.edu


Academic Residency- 15 semester hours

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                                                                                             SOC        HOME    ARMY ARMY TESTS CERT/ DIST LRNG
                                                                                                                                                CAT.      COLLEGE SCHOOL MOS        LIC  See Note 2
Communications Arts Requirement: Must include COM/150 and COM/220 (Track A) or COM/155 and COM/156                               6 SH
(Track B).


Mathematics Requirement (Must be MAT 116 or higher to satisfy requirement)                                                       6 SH
Science and Technology Requirement: (Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences (Track A) or                6-7 SH
SCI/162 (Track B).

Social Science Requirement: Must include ETH/125.                                                                                6 SH


and take one of the following: Must include PSY/201 (Track B).
Humanities Requirement: Must include CRT/205 (Track A) or HUM/111 (Track B).                                                     6 SH
         CRT       205     CRITICAL THINKING                                                                  OR                  3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
         HUM       111     CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING*,**                                                                     3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
and take one of the following:


         ADJ       235     ETHICS AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE                                                               3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
         ART       101     INTRODUCTION TO ART                                                                                    3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
         HSM       230     ETHICAL ISSUES IN HUMAN SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS                                                         3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
         HUM       130     RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD                                                                                 3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
         HUM       176     MEDIA AND AMERICAN CULTURE*                                                                            3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
         HUM       205     WORLD CULTURE AND THE ARTS                                                                             3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
         LIT       210     WORLD LITERATURE                                                                                       3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
         PHI       105     INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY                                                                             3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
                           Humanities Elective Course
Liberal Arts Requirement: Must include GEN/105 (Track A) or US/101 (Track B).                                                    3 SH

Interdisciplinary Requirement: Must include FP/101 (Track B).                                                                    9 SH

Required Course of Study (Criminal Justice)                                                                                     18 SH
         CJS       200     FOUNDATIONS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM*                                                            3           CJ202A           X           X        X        X        X          X
         CJS       210     FUNDAMENTALS OF POLICING*                                                                              3           LW013A           X           X        X        X        X          X
         CJS       220     INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL COURT SYSTEM*                                                                 3                            X           X        X        X        X          X
         CJS       230     INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS*                                                                           3            CJ112A          X           X        X        X        X          X
         CJS       240     INTRODUCTION TO JUVENILE JUSTICE*                                                                      3           CJ501A           X           X        X        X        X          X
         CJS       250     INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY*                                                                              3           CJ501A           X           X        X        X        X          X
Total Credits                                                                                                                   60 SH


Notes:                     1) An "X" in a column indicates that the Institution guarantees to accept credit from the source shown for at least part of the requirement.
                           2) This column indicates whether a school accepts transfer credit for courses taken through distance learning. It does not mean that the school offers the course through distance
                           learning.
                           3) When selecting a University of Phoenix program, please ensure that the program you are selecting has the correct program name. If your specific program version does not exist in the
                           list on the portal, please select the degree program "Other".

                           4) Students follow all applicable University policies unless noted otherwise program specific policies. Consult your Academic Advisor University of Phoenix for additional assistance.


                           5) Any student planning to complete both an associate of arts degree and a baccalaureate degree must complete all 60 required credits of the associates degree and meet admission
                           requirements for their chosen degree before enrolling in any University baccalaureate degree programs, courses, or University electives.
                           6) Students who wish to be sequentially enrolled in a Bachelor program may submit admissions paperwork for the Bachelor program and be scheduled for Bachelor coursework prior to
                           degree conferral from the program, but students may not attend any Bachelor courses until credit complete under Axia.

                           7) A maximum total of 30 credits may be earned from the following national testing programs (CLEP, Excelsior, Berlitz, NLN, AP, DLPT, College Level GED, ACE Registry and DANTES).


                           8) For Track A, no more than 3 credits can be taken in technology area of science. Consult your Academic Advisor University of Phoenix for additional assistance.
                           9) Students in Track A must include COM/150, COM/220, MAT/116 or higher to satisfy requirement, CRT/205, ETH/125, GEN/105. Please contact your Academic Counselor or
                           Admissions Counselor at the University of Phoenix for additional assistance.
                           10) Students in Track B must include COM/155, COM/156, MAT/116 or higher to satisfy requirement, SCI/162, HUM/111, PSY/201, ETH/125, US/101, and FP/101. Please contact your
                           Academic Counselor or Admissions Counselor at the University of Phoenix for additional assistance.
                           11) No more than 3 credits can be taken in technology area of science. Consult your Academic Advisor University of Phoenix for additional assistance.
                           12) Students who listed 24 or more previous college credits, as recognized by the university on the admissions application, started their program in GEN/105 and were determined upon
                           matriculation to have fewer than 24 credits of previous college experience, are not required to enroll in the First-Year Sequence. Consult your Academic Advisor University of Phoenix for
                           additional assistance.



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                  13) Students who list less than 24 college credits must complete the First-Year Sequence. Consult your Academic Advisor University of Phoenix for additional assistance.

                  14) UOPX math courses must be MAT/116 or higher to satisfy requirement. Refer to the NTP & GE Transfer Web to determine acceptable transfer coursework to satisfy the Math General
                  Education requirement.
                  *These courses require prerequsites to be met prior to enrolling into the course. Consult your University of Phoenix catalog to identify the appropriate prerequisite(s). Consult your
                  Academic Counselor or Admissions Counselor at the University of Phoenix for additional assistance.

                  ** These courses form the required First Year Sequence for Track B students. Consult your Academic Advisor University of Phoenix for additional assistance.


Date effective:                                                                                        1-Jan-13
Term effective:                                                                                            T490




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