Criminal Justice (Associate of Applied Science)

Criminal Justice Curriculum

This information is meant to be used as a guideline. For the official course listing and suggested sequence, please refer to the college catalog.

General Education Core Courses

BIO 101-102
(or BIO 141-142 or CHM 111-112)
Science Sequence8
CST 100Principles of Public Speaking3
ENG 111-112College Composition I-II6
HLT 110Concepts of Personal & Community Health3
ITE 115Intro Computer Applications & Concepts3
MTH 154Quantitative Reasoning3
PHI 101Introduction to Philosophy I3
PHI 220Ethics3
PLS 135American National Politics3
PSY 200Principles of Psychology3
SOC 200Principles of Sociology3
SDV 100 & SDV 101 (or SDV 108)College Success Skills & Orientation to Public Service
(SDV 108 satisfies both requirements)

Criminal Justice & Related Courses

ADJ 100Survey of Criminal Justice3
ADJ 120Introduction to Courts3
ADJ 130Introduction to Criminal Law3
ADJ 140Introduction to Corrections3
ADJ 229Law Enforcement and Community3
E*Administration of Justice Electives (see below)9

ADJ Electives

Three ADJ electives must be chosen from the following list. Courses marked with a ** are the preferred electives for transfer to Radford University.

  • ADJ 105: Juvenile Justice System **
  • ADJ 107: Survey of Criminology
  • ADJ 227: Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel
  • ADJ 236: Principles of Criminal Investigation **
  • ADJ 290: Internship


Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 67 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change


 Humanities H111
Fax: 540-857-6096

Mailing address:
School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3082 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


Keith Johnson
 Duncan Hall D117

B.S. – Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S. – Radford University