2022-2023 College Catalog 
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2022-2023 College Catalog

Criminal Justice-Enforcement Option, A.S.

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Please note that as of July 1, 2023, all program information should be accessed through the CT State Community College Catalog. The program information on this page may no longer be accurate beyond this date.

Degree Code: A02

Associate in Science

Program Coordinator: Jeffrey Crouch - 860-215-9418

This program is designed for students interested in pursuing criminal justice careers in an enforcement-oriented nucleus, and who plan to transfer to a four-year college. Students are urged to investigate and select the institution to which they will transfer as early as possible since each transfer situation must be planned to meet specific baccalaureate requirements.

Criminal Justice - Enforcement Curriculum Requirements


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

+ Students should consult with their advisor for proper course selection.

++ 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 ANT* K105  or PSY* K245  or PHL* K111 .

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 Enforcement, 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. interpret the basic concepts and functions of criminal law.
  3. integrate multidisciplinary theories which constitute the basis for understanding criminality and victimization.
  4. apply constitutional principles that protect the rights of individuals and regulate criminal justice practices and procedures.
  5. discuss the importance of social and ethical issues confronting the criminal justice systems.

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

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