Criminal Justice Online Program

Boost your career potential in the Criminal Justice system with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice. Law Enforcement, Corrections, Judicial Services, and Forensic Laboratories are in need of qualified and trained personnel! Some of the duties in these career fields include investigations, traffic enforcement, evidence collection, inmate supervision, hunting regulation enforcement, correctional counseling, court services administration, and many more.

Criminal Justice Careers

  • Ballistics Specialist
  • Correctional Officer
  • Crime Scene Technician
  • DEA Agent
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Dispatcher
  • Domestic Counselor
  • FBI Agent
  • Fingerprint Specialist
  • Homeland Security Specialist
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Parole Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Polygraph Examiner
  • State Trooper

Full-time students can complete this degree in approximately 2 years.

Courses

The following is a list of courses needed to earn an A.A.S degree in Criminal Justice from Iowa Central Community College. Additional courses may be required before you can take a college-level English or Mathematics course.

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
BIO-102 Introductory Biology
3.0
CRJ-100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
3.0
CRJ-110 Patrol Procedures
3.0
CRJ-120 Introduction to Corrections
3.0
CRJ-132 Constitutional Law
3.0
CRJ-133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure
3.0
CRJ-141 Criminal Investigation
3.0
CRJ-160 Introduction to Forensic Investigation
3.0
CRJ-170 Overview of Cybercrime
3.0
CRJ-200 Criminology
3.0
CRJ-206 Terrorism Response
3.0
CRJ-300 Perspectives of Homeland Security
3.0
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers
3.0
ENG-105 Composition I
3.0
ENG-106 Composition II
3.0
MAT-111 Math for Liberal Arts
4.0
SDV-118 The Online Experience
3.0
SPC-112 Public Speaking
3.0
XXX-XXX 6 Hours of Humanities
6.0
PHI-145 Introduction to Ethical Conflicts
3.0
PHI-101 Introduction to Philosophy
3.0
HUM-113 Exploring the Humanities
3.0
XXX-XXX 9 Hours of Social Science
9.0
POL-111 American National Government
3.0
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology
3.0
SOC-200 Minority Group Relations
3.0
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology
3.0
 
Total Hours: 67.0

Iowa Central Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges