2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Jun 03, 2023  
2022-2023 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

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NPC Faculty Mentor: James Montgomery (James.Montgomery@np.edu) 501.760.4137 or John Kevin Day (John.Day@np.edu) 501.760.4216

  • This curriculum is designed for students 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.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.
  • A cumulative average of “C” (2.0) is required for graduation for all NPC Criminal Justice Division programs.
  • All Criminal Justice courses (CRJ-XXXX) must be passed with a grade of “C” or better.

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. 

UAFS Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:  • NPC-to-UAFS Pre-Graduation Transfer Degree Checklist  • NPC-to-UAFS Post-Graduation Transfer Degree Checklist  • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

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


General Education Core - 27 Credit Hours

60 Credit Hours

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information​
* 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