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Criminal Justice

The Associates of Science in Criminal Justice at Gordon State College prepares students to enter into a demanding career field better prepared and with higher pay. Students will study the essential areas of law enforcement, corrections, criminal law, and investigations. An Associates of Science in Criminal Justice also prepares students to succeed in the Bachelor of Science in Human Services at Gordon State College.

AS Criminal Justice for Corrections Officers

Area F Requirements

Required Course: 3 hours

CRJU 1100 (3-0-3)

Choose three of the following courses: 9 hours

CRJU 2001 (3-0-3)
CRJU 2003 (3-0-3)
CRJU 2005 (3-0-3)
CRJU 2010 (3-0-3)

Choose two of the following courses: 6 hours

ACCT 2101 (3-0-3)
ACCT 2102 (3-0-3)
ANTH 1102 (3-0-3)
COMM 1110 (3-0-3)
CRJU 2001 (3-0-3)
CRJU 2003 (3-0-3)
CRJU 2005 (3-0-3)
CRJU 2010 (3-0-3)
ECON 2105 (3-0-3)
ECON 2106 (3-0-3)
HIST 2111 (3-0-3)
HIST 2112 (3-0-3)
HUSV 2101 (3-0-3)
MATH 2101 (3-0-3)
POLS 1101 (3-0-3)
POLS 2201 (3-0-3)
PSYC 1101 (3-0-3)
SOCI 1101 (3-0-3)
SOCI 1160 (3-0-3)
SOCI 2293 (3-0-3)
SPAN 1001 (3-0-3)
Hours Applied to Area F.............................................. 18 HOURS

Courses may not be used to satisfy requirements in more than one Area.

Advising Notes

  • Students are often eligible for joint award of the Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice and the Associate of Arts degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Sociology by taking as few as two additional classes; your advisor can provide further information on this option.
  • Students with credit for SPAN 1001 and/or SPAN 1002 cannot receive credit for SPAN 1060; Students with credit for SPAN 1060 cannot receive credit for SPAN 1001 and/or SPAN 1002.
  • Students who started at Gordon State College before Fall, 2007, should consult their advisor regarding Area C requirements.

Advisement Worksheet

Criminal Justice Advisement Worksheet (pdf)

Please download and print out this advisement worksheet and review all requirements before your initial meeting with your advisor. Hold on to this worksheet for future planning.

Course Rotation Schedule

Following are our planned offerings of Criminal Justice classes for days (D) and evenings (E) where 20xx are odd numbered years (2009, 2011, etc.) and 20xy are even numbered years (2010, 2012, etc.) This two year schedule shows a list of planned courses and as such is subject to change. At its sole discretion, the college may revise this schedule and any information contained herein, without advance notice. No contract, either expressly or implied, is created by this schedule.

  Fall 20xx Spring 20xy Summer all years Fall 20xy Spring 20xx
CRJU 1100 E E   D,E E
CRJU 2001 D D   E E
CRJU 2003   D      
CRJU 2005 E E   E  
CRJU 2010 D D     E

Additional Information

Criminal Justice Program Map
Criminal Justice Career Guide

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Dr. Barry Kicklighter, Department Head
Department of Business & Public Service
Phone: 678. 359. 5310

Mrs. Ashley Travis, Academic Services Assistant
Department of Business & Public Service
Phone: 678. 359. 5194