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Associate in Criminal Justice

Trine Merit PagePrepare to enter the exciting and personally rewarding career of criminal justice with the associate in criminal justice degree program. To be eligible for an associate degree, a student must earn a minimum of 16 credits at Trine.

Two associate degrees may be received at the same time provided all requirements for both degrees have been met and the student has earned a minimum of 16 credit hours more than the degree with the lower minimum hour requirement.

Course Requirements - 60 credit hours

General Education - 21 credit hours

Communication - 6 hrs.
Humanities & Social Sciences - 6 hrs.
Mathematics - 3 hrs.
Science - 3 hrs.
Other - 3 hrs.

Content Requirements - 24 credit hours

CRJ 103 Introduction to Criminal Justice 
CRJ 133 Criminal Justice Report Writing
CRJ 153 Juvenile Justice
CRJ 263 Introduction to Criminal Law & Justice
CRJ 273 Criminal Procedures & Evidence
CRJ 343 Criminalistics & Crime Scene Investigations I
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
PSY 383 Forenic Psychology

Additional Requirements - 15 credit hours

University Experience - 1 hr.
Electives - 14 hrs. 

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.