Associate of Arts Degree
The Associate of Arts (AA) degree readies students for their junior year at the college/university level. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following areas–communication, humanities, math, science, social sciences, and electives. Students in this program are sometimes referred to as transfer or liberal arts students. As an Associate of Arts Degree student, your chosen major could include business, early childhood education, elementary education, English, history, psychology, secondary education, sociology, etc.
Southwestern Community College also offers a two-year career & technical education (CTE) Associate of Applied Science program in criminal justice to prepare you to go directly to the workforce.
- Chief of police
- Correction treatment specialist
- Police officer
- Probation officer
- Protective service worker
- CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
- MAT 156 Statistics
- PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
- CRJ 201 Juvenile Delinquency
- SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
- PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics
- CRJ 200 Criminology
- PSY 241 Abnormal Psychology
- SOC 200 Minority Group Relations
- SOC 115 Social Problems
Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the criminal justice transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the Criminal Justice transfer pathway course outline.