Associate of Science | 64 credits minimum
Institute of Public Safety
Miller Campus, PSET 270
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Information (801) 957-5320
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor Miller Campus, PSET 270J, (801) 957-5320
Professors − Dr. John Hill
Associate Professors − John Minichino
Assistant Professors − Gary Cox
Instructors − Joseph W. Anderson, JD
The Criminal Justice program is designed to provide students with a basic liberal education as well as offer students professional education in criminal justice. Students are encouraged to contact academic advising for transfer information.
Two degrees are offered in the program: an associate of science degree for students who plan to transfer to a four-year program and an associate of applied science degree for students who plan to go directly to work. Students should check with an advisor in selection of General Education and elective classes to coordinate with the appropriate career track at the transfer institution.
A Criminal Justice education prepares students for a career and higher education options included, but not limited to areas of Law Enforcement, Corrections, Homeland Security, Probation and Parole, Federal Law Enforcement and Forensics, or as background for the pursuit of degrees varying from Pre-Law to Sociology.
Listed below are recommended transfer courses:
WESTMINSTER COLLEGE - COMM 1020
UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY - CJ 1300 , CJ 2330 , MATH 1050
WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY - CJ 1300 , CJ 2300 , CJ 2330 , MATH 1040
Admission into a major program at a transfer institution depends upon the receiving institution’s requirements for that major. Some major programs are restricted and require special application as well as a competitive GPA. See an Academic Advisor at both SLCC and the intended receiving institution for specific articulation information.
Estimated Cost for Students
Based on 2014-2015 resident tuition and fees, the projected cost per student is $6,936.00 plus books.
Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested sample schedule, completion time is four semesters.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
|Acquire substantive knowledge within Criminal Justice
1 - Substantive Knowledge
|Develop effective communication skills
||2 - Communicate Effectively
|Foster quantitative literacy
||3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
|Promote critical thinking
||4- Think Critically
|Enhance awareness, knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
||5 - Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally