Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Criminal Justice AA - Academic Plan


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The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Arts / Humanities GT-AH1-AH4 (must be from two different GT Categories: AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4) 6 total No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1022  - English Composition II: GT-CO2 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
History GT-HI1 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1260  - Introduction to Statistics, except University of Colorado - Colorado Springs prefers MAT 1240 , Colorado Mesa University requires MAT 1240  or MAT 1340 * 3-4 No Yes Yes Yes
Natural / Physical Science GT-SC1-SC2 3-4 No Yes Yes Yes
Natural / Physical Science with Lab GT-SC1 4 No Yes Yes Yes
SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Social / Behavioral Science GT-SS3 3 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Additional Required Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
COM 1150  - Public Speaking* OR
COM 1250  - Interpersonal Communication
3 No Yes Yes Yes
CRJ 1010  - Introduction to Criminal Justice: SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CRJ 1025  - Policing Systems* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CRJ 1045  - Correctional Process* 3 No No Yes Yes
CRJ Electives (2) 6 total No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (see Notes for specific requirements) 2 No Yes Yes Yes
Restrive Electives (3 - See Notes for specific requirements) 9 total No Yes Yes Yes

 

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)


Communication Course (3 credits)


Choose One Communication Course

Year 2: Fall


Natural / Physical Science with Lab GT-SC1


Choose One Course

~Recommended Natural / Physical Science Course(s)~

Social / Behavioral Science GT-SS3


Choose One Couse

~Recommended Social / Behavioral Science Course(s)~

Year 2: Spring


CRJ Elective


Choose One Course

~Recommended Course(s)~

Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


Year 1: Spring


Natural / Physical Science with Lab GT-SC1


Choose One Course

~Recommended Natural / Physical Science Course(s)~

Year 1: Summer


Year 2: Spring


Year 2: Summer


Communication Course (3 credits)


Choose One Course

Year 3: Fall


Year 3: Spring


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • CRJ Elective - Choose two (2) courses from the following: CRJ 1027 , CRJ 1035 , CRJ 2005 , CRJ 2009 , CRJ 2030 , CRJ 2031 , CRJ 2036 , CRJ 2057 , CRJ 2068 . Please note courses not available for Summer
  • Elective: Select from any GT course and Internships.
  • Electives not offered in Summer.
  • Follow the Recommended Course Sequence on the following pages of this document.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) or the Criminal Justice Department for additional elective recommendations. 
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree. Restricted Electives - Choose three (3) courses from the following: ANT 2001 , CNG 2058 , COM 2220 , COM 2250 , POS 1011 , POS 1025 , PSY 2770 , PSY 2107 , PSY 2221 , PSY 2552 , SOC 2031 . Please note courses are not available for Summer.
  • The Colorado Department of Higher Education website has additional information about this statewide agreement.

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