Criminal Justice AAS

Education, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice at Clackamas Community College and gain the skills needed to work in the criminal justice field.

Are you interested in law enforcement, the legal system and crime prevention? The Criminal Justice program at Clackamas Community College is a great place to start your career.

Criminal Justice AAS

Skills
Job Outlook
Descriptions and Outcomes

Criminal Justice Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of CJA-280 or HD-102
  • CJA-280
  • Criminal Justice/Corrections/CWE
  • 3
  • HD-102
  • Service Learning Experience
  • 3
 
Complete CJA-101 or CJA-201
  • CJA-101
  • Criminology
  • 4
  • CJA-201
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • 4
 
Complete the following Criminal Justice Core Requirements
  • CJA-110
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • 3
  • CJA-120
  • Introduction to Courts
  • 3
  • CJA-122
  • Criminal Law
  • 4
  • CJA-130
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • 3
  • CJA-170
  • Careers in Criminal Justice
  • 3
  • CJA-200
  • Community Policing
  • 3
  • CJA-203
  • Crisis Intervention
  • 3
  • CJA-210
  • Criminal Investigation I
  • 3
  • CJA-211
  • Criminal Investigation II
  • 3
  • CJA-212
  • Criminal Investigation III
  • 3
  • CJA-214
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • 3
  • CJA-222
  • Procedural Law
  • 3
  • CJA-223
  • Criminal Justice Ethics
  • 3
  • CJA-243
  • Drugs, Crime and the Law
  • 3
  • CJA-270
  • Criminal Justice Capstone
  • 3
  • HD-161
  • Multicultural Awareness
  • 3
  • HDF-260
  • Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect
  • 4
  • LIB-101
  • Introduction to Library Research
  • 1
  • PSY-219
  • Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
  • 4
  • WR-122
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-098
  • MTH-098
  • College Math Foundations
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete CJA-250
  • CJA-250
  • Reporting, Recording & Testifying
  • 4
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete HPE-296
  • HPE-296
  • Health and Fitness for Criminal Justice
  • 3
 

Program Electives

Complete 6-8 credits of Criminal Justice Program Electives. This may consist of any CJA course not included in the Criminal Justice Program. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Criminal Justice Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 90-92