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Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Curriculum

Program Credits
Core and Major Education 55
Electives 6
Total 61

Florida Tech’s Associate’s of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program gives you a broad introduction to the field of criminal justice through a selection of online courses including law, theories of crime and psychology. It will provide you with a basic academic foundation and the intellectual skills needed to complete a bachelor’s degree in the future. Below is a complete listing of Florida Tech’s AA in Criminal Justice degree program’s course requirements.

AA Criminal Justice Courses

Program Core and Major Education Credits
ASC 1006 Mastering eLearning
Requirement for all Florida Tech University Online students
   Composition (Dependent on Placement Test Score) 3
WRI 1001 Writing 2
Requirement: Scores less than 30 on placement test and prerequisite course (WRI 1000) 
COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
Requirement: Scores greater than 30 on placement test
COM 1102 Writing About Literature
Prerequisite: COM 1101 or COM 1001
  Communications (choose one 2000-level or higher communications course) 3
COM 2223 Scientific & Technical Communications
COM 2224 Business and Professional Writing  
CRM 1000 Introduction to Criminal

Requirement: Computer Literacy is Mandatory
CRM 1246 Introduction to Law and the Legal System
Prerequisite: CRM 1000; may be taken with CRM 1000
CRM 2002 Correctional Systems
Prerequisites: COM 1101 and CRM 1000
CRM 2201 Criminology
Prerequisite: COM 1102 and PSY 1411
CRM 2203 Delinquency and Prevention
Prerequisite: CRM 2201
CRM 2244 Substantive Criminal Law
Prerequisite: CRM 1246
CRM 2702 Criminal Investigation 3
EST 2703 Statistics
Prerequisite: MTH 1701
HUM 2051 Civilization 1: Ancient Through Medieval
Prerequisite: COM 1102
   Humanities Core Course Elective (Choose One) 3
HUM 2052 Civilization 2: Renaissance Through Modern
Prerequisite: COM 1102
HUM 2226 Survey of World Literature 2
Prerequisite: COM 1102 
MTH 1701 College Algebra
Requirement: Passing grade on the placement test or prerequisite course (MTH 0111)
PSY 1411 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 2510 Research and Computer Literacy
Prerequisite: COM 1001/COM 1101
  Physical/Life Sciences 6
EDS 1021 General Physical Science  
EDS 1022 General Biological Science  
Total Core and Major Education Credits 55

AA Electives

Program Electives Credits
  Humanities (choose one) 3
HUM 1015 Mythology  
HUM 1020 Art Appreciation  
HUM 1021 Integrated Arts  
HUM 1023 Philosophy of Human Nature  
HUM 1024 Religions of the World 1: Western Religions
HUM 1025 Religions of the World 2: Eastern Religions  
  Social Sciences (choose one) 3
PSY 1462 Substance Abuse
SOC 1101 Human Behavior Perspective  
SOC 2551 Social Problems  
Total Elective Credits 6

All courses are subject to change. Please consult the official Florida Institute of Technology catalog for the most current information.