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Criminal Justice-Police: A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science

CIP Code: 43.0107


The Criminal Justice-Police A.A.S. program prepares students for positions in any field of criminal justice, with an emphasis on law enforcement. Courses are taught by faculty with real-world experience. The program features a blend of SUNY General Education and Liberal Arts requirements along with coursework specific to policing. This program promotes critical thinking, professionalism, and ethical responsibility. With specific advisement, the program may also prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or related programs.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will describe the components of the criminal justice system.
  2. Students will describe the duties, roles, and procedures within the field of law enforcement.
  3. Students will analyze the role of discretion throughout the justice system and law enforcement operations.
  4. Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.

Program Supervisor

Kerry Weber, Chairperson
Office: Business Building, Room 106
Telephone: +1 (607) 778-5008

First Year

Second Year

Fall Semester (16 Credits)

  • General Education Natural Laboratory Science (4 Credits)
  • Criminal Justice Elective (any CRJ, EMT, FRS, HLS not already required) (3 Credits)
  • BIT Course (3 Credits)

Spring Semester (15-16 Credits)

  • History Elective (Choose any GEUS, GEOW, GEWC HIS course) (3 Credits)
  • General Education Humanities or General Education Foreign Language, or General Education Arts (3-4 Credits)
  • Social Science Elective (3 Credits) 

Total Credits Required to Graduate: 60-62.50