2019-2020 College Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2023  
2019-2020 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Criminal Justice, AAS for Transfer to UAFS BS in Criminal Justice

About This Degree

This curriculum* is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Arkansas at Ft. Smith (UAFS) to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

Start Here / Finish There or Online

NPC Faculty Mentor: James Montgomery (James.Montgomery@np.edu)  501.760.4137

Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

NPC Criminal Justice Graduation Requirement
A cumulative average of C (2.0) is required for graduation for all NPC programs. In addition, in order to graduate with any Criminal Justice degree or certificate, all Criminal Justice courses (CRJ-XXXX) must be passed with a grade of “C” or better.

NPU Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC-to-UAFS Pre-Graduation Transfer Degree Checklist

NPC-to-UAFS Post-Graduation Transfer Degree Checklist

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. 

*The curriculum prepares you for licensure/cewrtification in Arkansas.

General Education Core - 27 Credit Hours

60 Total Program Hours

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Additional Hours

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).

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UAFS

The NPC Honors Program

The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications.
Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.