NPC students interested in earning a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) degree from the University of Arkansas at Ft. Smith (UAFS) may complete the first two years (lower-level courses) of the Bachelor’s degree requirements at NPC by completing an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Criminal Justice degree and transferring to UAFS to complete the remaining program requirements.
This degree requires a total of 120 semester credit hours, including at least 45 upper-level credit hours completed at UAFS. NPC students may transfer 75 hours of lower-level courses to UAFS. Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may also need to be taken in addition to the course requirements shown.
UAFS Admissions Requirements
Students must have a 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative GPA on all previous coursework to be eligible for admission to UAFS. Students must also earn at least a grade of “C” in all Criminal Justice courses applied to the BS degree.
See the NPU Transfer Center Coordinator for degree and graduation information.
UAFS recognizes 51 of 60 NPC credit hours from this Associate of Applied Science degree.
UAFS will also accept 24 additional hours from courses listed below taken at NPC for a maximum of 75 transferable hours. These courses may also be taken at UAFS (campus or online, if available).
8 hours Lab Sciences selected from the following courses which may be taken at NPC (campus or online if available) or at UAFS (campus or online)
(Note: NPC online courses with a lab component may require up to two on-campus meetings for labs. The lab component for all UAFS online courses is only offered on campus.) Select two of the following courses: