Nov 30, 2021  
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2016-2017 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminology, A.A.


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Criminology (125)
Associate in Arts Degree

The Criminology degree is suggested for students intending to transfer to 4-year institutions to complete Bachelor’s Degrees in Criminology.

Program Competencies 

The student/graduate will be able to:

  • Identify the principles of criminal procedures with a particular emphasis on federal constitutional limitations.
  • Classify crime terminology aligned to the Pennsylvania Crimes Code.
  • Apply crime and justice system methodology by using appropriate field-related terminology.

Minimum - 62 credits


Required Courses (28)


Group II (12)


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The Social Science requirement will be met by taking one course each from at least three areas in Group II.

Group III (7-8)


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A minimum of 4 credits of laboratory science must be selected as part of the Group III requirement.

General Electives (3)


General Electives may be selected from courses offered by any department within the College.

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