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Criminal Justice

Sample Schedule

The schedule below shows how the requirements for this degree may be met in four semesters. This schedule is an example of one of many possible schedules that might be followed by a full-time student. Many students attending FLCC who have work and/or family obligations choose a different sequence of courses and may take more than four semesters to fulfill the requirements for the degree. Similarly, students who find they need to take some preparatory coursework may plan a schedule that takes more than four semesters to complete. You should consult with your advisor when planning your schedule. If you plan to continue your studies at a four-year college or university, you also should check with your transfer institution with regard to specific courses and requirements.

First Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 101 Composition I (3)
  • CJC 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
  • CJC 105 Criminal Law (3)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
  • Health/Physical Education (PE) Elective (1)

Second Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 102 Introduction to Literature (3)
  • CJC 110 Criminal Procedure Law (3)
  • CJC 117 Issues in Constitutional Law (3)
  • Mathematics Elective (3)
  • Health/Physical Education (PE) Elective (1)
  • Social Science Elective (3)

Third Semester (16-17 Credit Hours)

  • CJC 200 Cooperative Education (6) OR Criminal Justice (CJC) Electives (6)
  • Criminal Justice (CJC) Elective (3)
  • Health/Physical Education (PE) Elective (1)
  • Science Elective (3-4)
  • Social Science Elective (3)

Fourth Semester (16-17 Credit Hours)

  • COM 110 Public Speaking (3)
  • CJC 210 Family Court (3)
  • Criminal Justice (CJC) Elective (3)
  • General Elective (3)
  • Health/Physical Education (PE) Elective (1)
  • Science Elective (3-4)

Subject Areas For Transfer Opportunities

As a student of the A.A.S. Criminal Justice degree program, you can select courses that reflect your interests and goals. Learn more about the Transfer Articulation Agreements by visiting

By appropriate course selection in consultation with a faculty advisor, students pursuing the A.A.S. Criminal Justice degree may prepare for transfer to upper-division study in the subject areas that include Police Science, Probation Assistant, Youth/Community Service and Corrections Officer.