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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, AS

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The Criminal Justice Program is designed for both the high school graduate who wishes to prepare for a career in the criminal justice system and the practitioner who wants to upgrade his or her criminal justice knowledge and professional credentials.

This two-year social science curriculum is based on the best practices in criminal justice education and provides the knowledge content deemed important to criminal justice programs. Along with basic criminal justice courses, the associate of science in criminal justice requires interdisciplinary courses transferable to baccalaureate programs at four-year colleges and universities throughout the United States.

LSU Eunice is a part of Louisiana Online, making it easier for adults to begin or complete a post-secondary education through online degree programs, accelerated learning formats, and prior learning assessment. Students participating in Louisiana Online at LSU Eunice can take a variety of general education and specific courses as part of the associate degree program in criminal justice. The courses and degree are delivered entirely online. For more information on Louisiana Online students can visit the Louisiana Online website at louisianaonline.org or call 337-550-1302.

Curriculum in Associate of Science in Criminal Justice

First Year

Second Year

Fall Semester

Total: 12

Spring Semester

Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 60-62


*Area of Concentration Courses:

  • Generalist (15 credits):  2nd fall semester (3) Criminal Justice/Forensic Science Elective (Cr. 9); 2nd spring semester (2) Criminal Justice/Forensic Science Elective (Cr. 6).
  • Investigation (15 credits): 2nd fall semester CJ 2151  (Cr. 3), CJ 2200  (Cr. 3), CJ 2320  (Cr. 3); 2nd spring semester CJ 2310  (Cr. 3), CJ 2600  (Cr. 3).
  • Forensics (15 credits):  2nd fall semester CJ 2151  (Cr. 3), FOSC 2230  (Cr. 3), FOSC 2236  (Cr. 3); 2nd spring semester FOSC 2233  (Cr. 3), FOSC 2240  (Cr. 3).

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