2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Dec 10, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice-Treatment Option, A.S.

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Degree Code: A04

Associate in Science

Program Coordinator: Jeffrey Crouch - 860-215-9418

This program provides a broad overview of the field of criminal justice as well as specialized emphasis on career opportunities, knowledge and skills in areas of treatment. This program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in a treatment-oriented nucleus and who plan to transfer to a four year college.

Criminal Justice - Treatment Curriculum Requirements

Semester I

Total: 15

Total: 15

Total: 15

Semester IV

Total: 15-16


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

++ Students wishing to transfer should check Math/Science requirements at transfer institution.

@ Restricted electives are any CJS* elective or POL* K212  or HPE* K128  or PHL* K111 .

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 60-61

Criminal Justice Treatment, Associate in Science Degree Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. identify and explain the basic structures and functions of the criminal justice system.
  2. integrate multidisciplinary theories which constitute the basis for understanding criminality and victimization.
  3. apply constitutional principles that protect the rights of individuals and regulate criminal justice practices and procedures.
  4. discuss the importance of social and ethical issues confronting the criminal justice systems.
  5. explain the fundamental concepts of human services, especially case management, and group work.

Additionally, the graduate will complete the comprehensive learning outcomes identified within the General Educate Component

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