Associate in Science Degree

Students interested in careers in law enforcement,corrections, security, and the court system should consider this program.  The Associate in Science degree will allow a student to pursue a career immediately upon completion or transfer to a four year institution. This degree program provides preparation for career opportunities in criminal justice and for the continuation of education at a four-year college or university. The curriculum examines police science, law, judicial studies, and corrections.

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Program Coordinator

 Rebecca Rist-Brown Rebecca Rist-Brown
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
Phone: 860-343-5849
Office Location: Snow 508

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Identify and explain the basic structures and functions of the criminal justice system.
  2. Interpret the basic concepts and functions of criminal law.
  3. Integrate multidisciplinary theories which constitute the basis for understanding criminality and victimization.
  4. Apply constitutional principles that protect the rights of individuals and regulate criminal justice practices and procedures.
  5. Discuss the importance of social and ethical issues confronting the criminal justice systems.

Graduation Checklist

Criminal Justice Degree – Graduation Checklist

A Graduation Checklist is a printable list of course requirements you will use when you meet with your academic advisor each semester.  The checklist helps you keep track of your progress from when you first enter MxCC to when you are ready to graduate.

Degree Requirements

This page updated 7/5/18