Criminal Justice Administration - AS

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Contact: SHELDON STEWART stewarts@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3460
Department Chair: BOBBY WHITE Whiteb@hutchcc.edu (620)728-4462

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.

First Semester

Course Title Credits
ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

EN101 English Composition IA 3

Essentials of composition. Emphasis is placed on practice in writing expository paragraphs and themes and in using the techniques of research. Selected readings for models and criticism are used. Based on placement scores, students may be required to enroll in EN100 English Composition IB and EN099 Elements of Writing instead of EN101. Additionally, honors students may elect to take EN103H Honors English Composition I in lieu of EN101.
Pre-Reqs: Asset Writing Score of 45 or above, or ACT English Score of 20 to 36, or Compass Writing Score of 76 or above

LE101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3

The historical development and the internal and external issues of the various components of the criminal justice system including police, corrections and the courts and how these interrelated components result in the administration of justice today.

Humanities Options 3
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR103 History of American Art 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History:Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI110 History of Latin American Civilization 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP103 Elementary Spanish I 3.00

SP104 Elementary Spanish II 3.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

Mathematics Options 3
Course Title Credits
MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

PS100 General Psychology OR SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3
Course Title Credits
PS100 General Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

Semester Total - 16

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
EN102 English Composition II 3

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing, and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units.
Pre-Reqs: EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

LE102 Criminology 3

Theories of causation of crime and their relationship to social structure and culture.

SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

Natural and Physical Sciences Options 4
Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO107 Introduction to Family System Theory 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO119 Addictions and Society 3.00

SO120 Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

Semester Total - 16

Third Semester

Course Title Credits
LE104 Agency Administration 3

Practical analysis of modern administration theory and supervisory, management principles and their application to the unique operating problems of criminal justice organizations.

All Electives 2
Humanities Options 3
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR103 History of American Art 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History:Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI110 History of Latin American Civilization 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP103 Elementary Spanish I 3.00

SP104 Elementary Spanish II 3.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

Natural and Physical Sciences Options 5
Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO107 Introduction to Family System Theory 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO119 Addictions and Society 3.00

SO120 Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

Semester Total - 16

Fourth Semester

Course Title Credits
LE205 Criminal Law 3

History, scope and nature of law; parties to a crime; classification of offenses; criminal acts and intent; the capacity to commit crime; and criminal defenses; elements of misdemeanor and felony crimes.

LE207 Criminal Investigation 3

Effective interview and interrogation techniques, crime scene management and lab processes, crime scene documentation methods, case preparation and court presentation.

All Electives 1
Humanities Options 6
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR103 History of American Art 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History:Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI110 History of Latin American Civilization 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP103 Elementary Spanish I 3.00

SP104 Elementary Spanish II 3.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO107 Introduction to Family System Theory 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO119 Addictions and Society 3.00

SO120 Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

Semester Total - 16

This is a suggested sequence of courses based on the average full-time student load. Not all courses are offered every semester. Consult with your advisor for more information.
The Associate in Science (AS) degree with an emphasis in criminal justice is designed for students intending to complete a bachelor's degree at a transfer institution. Students preparing for careers in federal and state law enforcement or in probation and parole need a bachelor's degree for entrance into the fields. Also, many local law enforcement agencies and state-level correctional agencies are now requiring bachelor's degrees.
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