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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, Associate of Science

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The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice is a transfer degree for students who plan to major in a criminal justice related field. North Arkansas College has an agreement with Arkansas State University (Jonesboro) to offer students a seamless option for transfer into the bachelor’s degree program in Criminology. Students planning to transfer to ASUJ or another transfer institution should work closely with a North Arkansas College advisor to follow the prescribed selection of courses and other requirements, needed for transfer into a bachelor’s program.


Program Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of how the criminal justice system and its agencies operate together as a system.

  • An understanding of how this system is designed to bring about social justice.

  • An understanding of the various theoretical frameworks that explain the definition, causes and consequences of crime.

  • An understanding of proper standards of conduct regarding investigation, collection of evidence and procedural processes.


These courses will transfer to many colleges and universities. The following presumes transfer to frequently selected institutions; Arkansas State University Jonesboro (ASU) and University of Arkansas Fayetteville (UofA). Please check with your advisor for more information.

Fourth Semester: 15 Credits

Gen Ed and Directed Electives

U of A

One Math above College Algebra


General Education Electives

Grand Total: 62-64

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