Criminal Justice - Treatment Option

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Associate in Science
Program Coordinator: Jeffrey Crouch - 860-215-9418

This 60-61 credit program provides a broad overview of the field of criminal justice as well as specialized emphasis on career opportunities, knowledge and skills in areas of treatment. This program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in a treatment-oriented nucleus and who plan to transfer to a four year college.



Course ID Title of Course Credits
CJS* K100 Perspectives on Criminal Justice  
or or 3
IDS K105 First Year Experience  
CJS* K101° Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
COM* K173° Public Speaking 3
ENG* K101° Composition 3
__________ Fine Arts Elective 3
  TOTAL 15
SOC* K101° Principles of Sociology 3
CJS* K202° Juvenile Delinquency 3
ENG* K102° Literature and Composition  
or or 3
ENG* K202° Technical Writing  
MAT* K123° Elementary Statistics or higher ++ 3
PSY* K111° General Psychology I 3
  TOTAL 15
CJS* K253° Interpersonal Dynamics for Criminal Justice Professionals 3
SOC* K213 Human Sexuality 3
HSE* K183° Substance Abuse 3
POL* K212° Constitutional Law and Civil Rights 3
PSY* K245° Abnormal Psychology 3
  TOTAL 15
CJS* K201° Criminology 3
CJS* K291° Criminal Justice Practicum  
or or 3
CJS* K294° Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice  
HIS* K____ History Elective 3
__________ Resitricted Elective @ 3
__________ Natural Sciences Elective ++ 3-4
  TOTAL 15-16

° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description. 
++ Students wishing to transfer should check Math/Science requirements at transfer institution.
@ Restricted electives are any CJS* elective or POL* K212 or HPE* K128.

Criminal Justice Treatment, Associate in Science Degree
Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. identify and explain the basic structures and functions of the criminal justice system.
  2. integrate multidisciplinary theories which constitute the basis for understanding criminality and victimization.
  3. apply constitutional principles that protect the rights of individuals and regulate criminal justice practices and procedures.
  4. discuss the importance of social and ethical issues confronting the criminal justice systems.
  5. explain the fundamental concepts of human services, especially case management, and group work.


Additionally, the graduate will complete the comprehensive learning outcomes identified within the General Educate Component