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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, AAS


Program Description:

The Criminal Justice program of study leads to the AAS degree and prepares the student to fill a position in a municipal, state, or federal law enforcement agency.  Students should choose Criminal Justice electives based on career goals or transfer institution’s requirements. 

1st Year

1st Semester

Total: 17-18 SH

2nd Semester

  • 3 SH
  • CRJ Elective 3 SH*
  • CRJ Elective 3 SH*
  • Mathematics/Science Elective 3-4 SH
    (MAT-1313/MAT-1314 or higher OR any Laboratory Science)
  • HPR - Physical Education 1 SH
  • Elective 3 SH   

Total: 16-17 SH

2nd Year

1st Semester

Total: 16 SH

Total: 15 SH

**Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice 64-66 SH

**Additional Graduation Requirement:

  • Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312 /RST 1312 ) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement. The RST/LLS 1312 graduation requirement will be waived for CTE students who have successfully obtained the Smart Start Credential and can submit the credential prior to applying for graduation.