Criminal Justice- Associate in Applied Science

For more information about criminal justice, email JCS@MiamiOH.edu or call 513-785-7702.

Criminal Justice is the study of law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Graduates are employed as law enforcement officers; probation and parole officers; corrections officers; and may work within private security agencies. Courses required within this program may be applied to bachelor degree programs in Criminal Justice and related fields.

Program Requirements

(minimum of 62 semester hours)

Criminal Justice Courses
CJS 101Introduction to the Criminal Justice Studies3
CJS 125Law and the Courts3
CJS 211Policing in America3
CJS 220Criminal Justice Field Experience3
CJS 231Criminal Procedure3
CJS 271Introduction to Criminal Behavior3
CJS 281Corrections in America3
CJS 282Writing in Criminal Justice3
6 additional hours of CJS courses (chosen in consultation with advisor)6
Non-Criminal Justice Courses
ENG 111Composition and Rhetoric (Non-Criminal Justice Courses)3
POL 142American Politics and Diversity3
or CRE 151 Introduction to Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
STA 261Statistics4
Any Global Miami Plan Creative Arts (IIA) course3
Any Global Miami Plan Humanities (IIB) course3
Any Global Miami Plan Global Perspectives (IIIB) course3
Any Global Miami Plan Biological Science (IVA) course3
Any Global Miami Plan Physical Science (IVB) course3
Any Global Miami Plan science lab1
Additional electives as needed to reach 62 credit hours6
Total Credit Hours62