2020-2021 College Catalog 
    Jan 20, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog

Criminal Justice, AAS

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This program* is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in criminal justice. A high percentage of criminal justice students obtain jobs in the field both while they are pursuing their degree and after completion of the program. The degree also serves as a solid base from which to pursue a four-year degree and law school. 

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.

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


General Education Core - 27 Credit Hours

60 Total Program Hours

Purpose of AAS Degree

The Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed for employment purposes, and it should not be assumed that the degree or the courses in the degree can be transferred to another institution. While some institutions do accept some courses in AAS Programs, the general rule is that courses in AAS. Degrees are not accepted in transfer toward bachelor’s degrees. Students to whom transfer is important should get assurances in writing in advance from the institution to which they wish to transfer.

The NPC Honors Program

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