Criminal Justice

Associate of Science Degree

Suggested Plan of Study
Criminal Justice Associate of Science Degree 

Required Courses (includes General Education) Credits
ARTZ 101 Art Fundementals 3
BIOB 101 Discover Biology 3
^#CJUS 226 Introduction to Probation 3
^#CJUS 227 Introduction to Policing 3
*COMX 111 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
*COMX 115 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication 3
ECP 291 Special Topics 3
HSTA 101 American History I 3
M 121 College Algebra 3
*PHIL 110 Problems of Good and Evil: Introduction to Ethics 3
PHSX 103 Our Physical World 3
PHSX 104 Our Physical World Laboratory 1
REHA 201 Introduction to Diversity in Counseling 3
+*SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
+SOCI 201 Social Problems 3
+SOCI 221 Criminal Justice System 3
*WRIT 101 College Writing I 3
WRIT 121 Introduction to Technical Writing 3
Electives 8
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Total minimum credits required for degree 60

* Required general education course
+ Also required for BS in Criminal Justice
# Can also be used as a restricted elective for BS in Criminal Justice
^ Prerequisites are SOCI 101 and CRIM 221

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First Semester Credits
WRIT 101 3
HSTA 101 3
BIOB 101 3
ARTZ 101 3
M 121 3
Total 15
Second Semester Credits
SOCI 101 3
PHSX 103 3
PHSX 104 1
WRIT 121 3
SOCI 201 3
SOCI 221 3

Total

16
Third Semester Credits
PHL 101 3
COMX 115 3
COMX 111 3
CJUS 226 3
CJUS 227 3
Total 15
Fourth Semester Credits
REHA 201 3
ECP 291 3
Electives 8
Total 14

 

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NOTE: This is a general program overview. For specific graduation requirements, please refer to the City College at MSU Billings catalog and visit with an academic or faculty advisor.