Criminal Justice AAS
Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Career & technical education programs for job training
= Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees
T Transfer degrees for accepting institutions = Transfer degrees for accepting institutions, see www.jtcc.edu/transfer
O Majors with completely online option = Majors with completely online option
This program provides students with opportunities to develop and improve skills necessary for success as local, state or federal law enforcement or correctional officers; commercial and industrial security officers; and private or government investigators.
Program Requirements and Special Conditions
Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. Persons entering the public or private sectors of criminal justice employment will be subjected to intensive physical agility tests, background investigations, psychological testing, personal interviews, physical examinations and polygraph examinations. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
- Students with strong computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
- The philosophy or religion elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with a PHI or REL prefix
- Students are strongly encouraged to take their SDV, ENG, and MTH requirements first.
- Part-time students should consult their faculty advisors regarding appropriate course sequences.
- Transfer to Four-Year Colleges and Universities – Students should consult their academic advisors and their intended transfer institutions for specific direction in course selection. Required courses for any major at four-year institutions may vary.
- Students should regularly check their advisement report in MyTyler-SIS.
Your Right to Know
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia requires colleges to provide information on graduation rates. The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to publish gainful employment consumer information for career/technical programs.