Criminal Justice

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The Crimi­nal Jus­tice Field of Study pro­gram is de­signed for stu­dents inter­ested in pur­suing a car­eer in law enforce­ment, correc­tions, or the court sys­tem.

The cur­ricu­lum has been adapt­ed to meet the needs of stu­dents trans­ferr­ing into a Bach­elor of Arts or Bach­elor of Sci­ence pro­gram major­ing in crimi­nal jus­tice.

The Field of Stu­dy cour­ses will consti­tute a semes­ter credit hour trans­fer block to any pub­lic Texas four-year col­lege or uni­vers­ity.

Students should work with their advisor to tailor course selections to align with their chosen transfer university. The transfer plans on this page shows a tailored example for a university commonly chosen by Lee College students. However, students may choose to continue their education at any university.

What Will I Learn?

The criminal justice program introduces students to the methodologies and techniques in the criminal justice profession including law enforcement, the courts, corrections and criminal law. In addition to classroom instruction, students are provided with case studies and active learning law enforcement activities to enhance their professional opportunities with local, county and state agencies. An associate of arts degree with a criminal justice concentration prepares students to successfully transfer into a four-year college/university and pursue a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree in criminal justice.

What Can I Do with This Course of Study?
Degrees and Certificates
Criminal Justice - Sam Houston State University Transfer Plan
Criminal Justice - UHD