Mar 23, 2018
Associate in Science Degree
(64 Term Hours)
941-408-1300, ext. 65500 Venice
To prepare the student for employment in law enforcement, corrections and other public and private sector related fields.
Program Entrance Requirements
To be admitted into the Criminal Justice Technology Program, a student must have:
- Achieved a level of mathematics proficiency that qualifies the student for entry into +MAC 1105 or higher, as demonstrated by the standard placement criteria currently in use at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF); and
- Achieved a level of English and reading proficiency that qualifies the student for entry into ENC 1101 or higher, as demonstrated by the standard placement criteria currently in use at SCF.
General Academic Courses
Students may take these courses at any time during their program of study.
Program Core Courses**
Please consult the course description section of the Catalog for any prerequisites.
- Choose from outside Criminal Justice area (9 Credit Hours)
This program is offered through SCF with articulation opportunities available through Sarasota County Technical Institute (SCTI) and Manatee Technical Institute (MTI). See Criminal Justice Program manager for advisement.
** A grade of “C” or better must be attained for each core course and the courses meeting the general education requirements for this degree.
+ Effective Fall 2013, no new students are being accepted into an A.A.S. degree program. Students currently enrolled will have two years (Summer 2015) to complete the A.A.S. specific requirements of the program. The only difference of the A.A.S. from the A.S. curriculum for this particular program is that of one math course; MAT 1033 or QMB 1001 .
Students must take the Major Field Test for Criminal Justice as a requirement for graduation.
Articulated credit from a technical institute/secondary school may be applicable. Contact the SCF associate vice president of corporate and community development for more information.