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    Northwest Vista College
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2012-2013 [Archived Catalog]

Associate of Arts, concentration in Criminal Justice


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The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Criminal Justice is designed to provide students with a basic foundation in legal studies. Students will gain a broad understanding of the historical and philosophical basis of criminal law as well as the substantive and procedural aspects. The field of study curriculum, as listed in the additional requirements, has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Upon successful completion of the program, students may use this Associate of Arts degree to satisfy the first two years of any criminal justice bachelor’s degree program in Texas Public Universities.

 

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)


Communication (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Additional Communication (11) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (11) Core 

Mathematics (20) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Natural Sciences (30) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Natural Sciences (30) Core 

Humanities (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Humanities (40) Core 

Additional Humanities (41) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Humanities (41) Core 

Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core 

History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the History (60) Core 

Government (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core 

Notes:


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

Check with the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer to ensure that courses taken at NVC are the courses that will apply to the appropriate degree.

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