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Associates Degree in Criminal Justice Degree Requirements

Taught by professionals in the field, Rosemont’s Associate's degree in Criminal Justice consists of 60-credits (20 courses). Offered through a variety of formats—in-class, weekend courses, and online—our faculty provides up-to-the-minute instruction about the trends, issues, and real-world applications into the classroom.

Core Criminal Justice Courses (18 Credits)

  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Substantive Criminal & Procedure Law
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Women in the Criminal Justice System

Criminal Justice Electives (6 Credits)

Choose two courses from the following list.

  • Introduction to Corrections
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections
  • Organized and White-Collar Crime
  • Introduction to Homeland Security
  • Understanding Terrorism and the Criminal Justice System
  • Drugs, Crimes, and Society
  • Sexual Offenses, Offenders, & Victims

General Education - 36 credits

In addition to meeting the course requirements and electives listed above, all students must also fulfill 36 credits of General Education requirements.