Associate in Criminal Justice

Trine University Student AchievementsPrepare 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 - 22 credit hours

Communication - 6 hrs.
Humanities & Social Sciences - 6 hrs.
Mathematics - 3 hrs.
Science - 4 hrs.
Other - 3 hrs.

Content Requirements - 24 credit hours

Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 hrs.
Juvenile Justice - 3 hrs.
Probation, Parole & Community Corrections - 3 hrs.
Intro to Criminal Law & Justice - 3 hrs.
Criminal Procedures & Evidence - 3 hrs.
Criminalistics & Crime Scene Investigations I - 3 hrs.
Principles of Psychology - 3 hrs.
Forensic Psychology - 3 hrs.

Additional Requirements - 14 credit hours

University Experience - 1 hr.
Electives - 13 hrs.