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Associate of Applied Science: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement: Law Enforcement

Associate of Applied Science

Salary: $57,320–$79,380 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Average Growth

Good To Know: Society's emphasis on public safety and security may lead to new openings; jobs will be competitive because of low turnover rate.

Total Requirements: 60 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Program Requirements 42 Units (Credits)
CRJ 101* Introduction to Criminal Justice I 3
CRJ 102* Introduction to Criminal Justice II 3
CRJ 103 Communication Within the Criminal Justice Field 3
CRJ 164 Principles of Investigation 3
CRJ 222* Criminal Law and Procedure 3
CRJ 225 Criminal Evidence 3
CRJ 270 Introduction to Criminology 3
Choose one (3 Units/Credits):
CRJ 106* Introduction to Corrections 3
CRJ 211* Police in America 3
Choose 18 units from the following:
ART 135 Photography I 3
ART 141 Introduction to Digital Photography I 3
BUS 107 Business Speech Communications 3
COM 101 Oral Communications 3
CPD 116* Substance Abuse-Fundamental Facts 3
CPD 117 Introduction to Counseling 3
CPD 129 Assertiveness Techniques I 1
IS 101 Introduction to Information Systems 3
STAT 152 Introduction to Statistics 3
SW 230 Crisis Intervention 3
Any CRJ class 3-18
Any Foreign Language class (Spanish recommended) 3-16
Any IS, COT or CIT class 1-6
Any Psychology class (PSY101 recommended) 3
Any Sociology class (SOS101 recommended) 3
General Education Requirements 18 Units (Credits)
Writing Course (ENG101 recommended) 3
Humanities Requirement 3
Mathematics Requirement (MATH120 recommended) 3
Science Requirement 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirement 3
General Elective 3
Direct transfer to UNR and UNLV for CRJ major.
A list of all courses filling general education requirements for the Associate of Applied Science can be found on the Associate of Applied Science page.


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