This Associate in Science degree provides students with a broad-based liberal arts education to help prepare them for the rigors of the criminal justice profession and advancement of knowledge of the criminal justice system. Program curriculum includes criminal law and procedure, policing, investigation, corrections and juvenile justice. Each course is designed to illustrate the social, legal and ethical issues relevant to the criminal justice profession today. Completion of this AS degree provides a foundation allowing students to transfer to a four-year academic institution. Program costs listed below are approximate, and books and other fees are not included for general education coursework.