Criminal Justice, AAS
This two-year program prepares students for jobs in criminal justice and law enforcement.
Students will learn to model appropriate and ethical behavior during criminal justice simulations; understand the components of the criminal justice system; explain the purpose of the juvenile justice system; understand different theories for what causes crime; and analyze interactive approaches of law enforcement agencies and the citizens they serve. This degree has options for transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree at Old Dominion University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University.
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This major is eligible for G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.
Jobs in this field include corrections officer, security officer, and investigator.
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Program Head, Department of Criminal Justice