Jill Priest Amati, Program Coordinator
Email address: amatiJP@alfredstate.edu
The Associate in Science (AS) degree in criminal justice provides graduates a solid foundation in the field of criminal justice and its basic components. The program offers practical knowledge that is integrated across core criminal justice courses and that is then combined with other relevant course work. The program emphasizes the development, structure, and function of the criminal justice system within the US, as well as ethical law enforcement practices and community relations. In addition, the program’s professional course work includes a management component that helps prepare graduates for administrative and leadership positions within the criminal justice system.
AS program – students can attend the Police Academy and receive up to 6 credits toward their degrees for CJUS 1003, Intro to Criminal Justice, and CJUS 2003, Introduction to Law.
Police Academy - http://www.alfredstate.edu/police-academy
Alfred State criminal justice graduates may enter directly into the criminal justice BS, interdisciplinary studies BTech, or the technology management BBA degree program.
Graduates are well prepared to enter a police academy or to seamlessly transfer into Alfred State's criminal justice program at the baccalaureate level.
Employment and continuing education rate of 100 percent – 20 percent are employed; 80 percent continued their education.
Recommended: Geometry and Biology
Students who believe they need a reasonable accommodation to participate this program may contact Melanie Ryan in the Office of Accessibility Services. This office may be contacted by email at DisabilityServices@alfredstate.edu or by phone at 607-587-4506. Please keep in mind that some accommodations may take time to implement, so students seeking accommodations are encouraged to contact OAS as early as possible.
TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM
|MATH||2124||Statistical Methods & Analysis||4|
|CJUS||1003||Intro to Criminal Justice||3|
|Minimum of "C" required.|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen Ed Humanities Elective||3|
|CJUS||2003||Introduction to Law||3|
|SOCI||1183||Contemporary Social Problems||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen Ed Natural Science Elective||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen Ed Other World Civilization Elective||3|
|BUAD||3153||Fundamentals of Management||3|
|CJUS||4003||Corrections Process in the U.S||3|
|CJUS||4103||Policing in a Free Society||3|
|SOCI||1223||Power, Privilege, & Difference||3|
Be advised that a prior felony conviction may impede a student's ability to participate in an internship and complete the program.
Notes: Minimum number of hours required for graduation is 60. Elective courses must be from approved list of courses. Some elective courses have prerequisites, so make sure you have met them before registering for them. You can find them in the college catalog.