Format and Requirements – Associates

Reinhardt University’s online criminal justice program gives you the flexibility and opportunity to complete your studies anytime, anywhere.

PROGRAM FORMAT

New students are accepted into the Associate of Science in Criminal Justice program every eight weeks. Each Fall and Spring semester consists of sixteen weeks and is divided into two eight-week sessions. Summer semester is 14 weeks and is divided into two seven-week sessions. Students will take two classes each session for a total of four classes (12 semester credits) per semester.

The 60-Hour ACJ Degree Program can be completed in as little five semesters taking 12 credit hours per semester. Up to 30 semester hours of transfer credit can be applied to this degree program. Courses will be taught 100% online.

CRJ 201 is required in the first semester of enrollment and must be completed with a grade of “C” or better to remain enrolled in the program.

Textbooks for some classes will be included in the cost of tuition and will be available to the student in an e-book format. Some courses will require the student to purchase a textbook and/or software. In these cases, students can order books online through the Reinhardt University Bookstore.

*Most MATH courses and BUS 150 require a purchase of software.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Requirements Semester Hours
Major Required Courses:
CRJ 201 Online Learning Seminar*
CRJ 300 Criminal Evidence and Procedure
CRJ 310 Criminal Justice Research Methods
CRJ 320 Survey of American Law Enforcement
CRJ 330 Survey of Correctional Thought and Practices
CRJ 340 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice
*Required course – must be taken in first semester of enrollment

 
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Advantage General Education Requirements:
English
ENG 101 and ENG 102
Speech Communications
COM 108
Mathematics
College Algebra or Above
Science
Natural Science
Social Science

Humanities
BUS 150 Computer Applications (requires software purchase)

Advantage General Education Core Electives from any of the above areas

 
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Total Hours to Earn a Degree 60

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