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Liberal Arts - Criminal Justice Pathway

Degree Type : Liberal Arts

Program Location:  All locations except for Brookley Field

Length:  Four Semesters

This Criminal Justice pathway is designed for those employed or planning to be employed in the criminal justice or law enforcement profession. The curriculum includes academic courses essential to the well-rounded criminal justice officer, as well as specialized courses in law enforcement and corrections. 

Semester-by-Semester Pathway/Alabama Transfers Guide

A semester-by-semester pathway is provided as a guide for course selection. Students should consult their Degree Works degree plan and complete an Alabama Transfers transfer guide to ensure that they take the appropriate courses for their major at their selected four-year institution. Click here for a link to the Alabama Transfers site. Students are also encouraged to contact their advisor for assistance regarding courses to be completed.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ORI 101 Orientation to College 1
Fine Arts Course + 3
History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences Course + 3
MTH 110 or more advanced + 3
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
CRJ 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
SPH 107 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences Course + 3
Natural Sciences Course + 4
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
CIS 146 Computer Applications 3
CRJ 150 Introduction to Corrections 3
PSY 200 General Psychology 3
Literature Course + 3
Natural Sciences Course + 4
Sub-total Credits 16

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
CRJ 160 Introduction to Security 3
POL 211 American National Government 3
SOC 200 Introduction to Sociology 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Course + 3
Sub-total Credits 12


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Thomasville Campus

30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784

Monroeville Campus

2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460

Gulf Shores Campus

3301 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Gilbertown Campus

251 College Street
P.O. Box 2000
Gilbertown, AL 36908

Fairhope Campus

440 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532

Brewton Campus

220 Alco Drive
Brewton, AL 36426

Bay Minette Campus

1900 Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Atmore Campus

6574 AL Hwy 21
Atmore, AL 36502