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2022 - 2023 College Catalog 
    
2022 - 2023 College Catalog

Criminal Justice, A.S.


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The Criminal Justice degree program is designed for students who plan to enter the workforce after completing an Associate’s Degree, or who are already employed by a law enforcement or criminal justice agency. For more information, please contact, Jill Ruggiero, Program Coordinator at JRuggiero@gatewayct.edu

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the roles of police, courts, and corrections; and explain the functions they serve within the criminal justice system and the community.
  • Apply principles of constitutional laws that protect the rights of and regulate the conduct of individuals in a culturally diverse society.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theories, principles, and processes of the criminal justice system.
  • Analyze the importance of legal, ethical, political, social, and psychological issues as they relate to crime and justice, with a focus on the over-representation of racial and ethnic minorities in the criminal justice system.
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Suggested Course Sequence


First Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Second Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15-16


Total Semester Credits: 15


Fourth Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Total Program Credits: 60-61


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