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Associate of Arts Degree Programs with Disciplinary Distinction in Criminal Justice

East Georgia is a great place to begin your studies in criminal justice. Here, you'll find:

  • Great faculty, most of whom have "real world" experience in their fields and can share that experience in the classroom.
  • Spacious facilities, including "smart" computer classrooms.
  • Challenging opportunities to learn more and to build your skills, including hands-on research projects in class and service-learning in the field.
  • Opportunities to learn outside the classroom through the College's chapter of Alpha Sigma Psi, an honor society combining psychology, sociology and anthropology.

Where Will You Go From Here?

With criminal justice as your major, you have a world of options open to you in a variety of settings. Most students who study criminal justice transfer to complete their four-year degrees and then master’s or professional degrees, and work as teachers, attorneys, policy officers, special agents, state troopers, corrections or rehabilitation counselors, and a wide spectrum of other careers.

EGSC Criminal justice students have transferred to complete their degrees at:

  • Augusta University
  • Georgia College & State University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Georgia Southwestern State University
  • University of Georgia
  • Valdosta State University
  • West Georgia College

Program Curriculum

Core Areas A, B, C, D and E
Required: 42 Hours

Please see College Catalog for required curriculum

Area F
18 Hours
Required: 12 hours
CRJU 2501 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJU 2601 Criminology 3
CRJU 2701 Courts & Basic Criminal Procedure 3
SOCI/CRJU 2000 Introduction to Social Science Research Methods 3
Guided Electives: 6 hours

(Choose Two)

PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology 3
PSYC 2101 Introduction to Psychology of Adjustment 3
PSYC 2102 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior 3
PSYC 2103 Introduction to Human Development 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 1160 Introduction to Social Problems 3
SOCI 2293 Introduction to Marriage and Family 3

More Information » Curriculum Sheet and Two-Year Academic Plan - Associate of Arts Degree / Criminal Justice

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