Axia College of University of Phoenix Associate of Arts

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Axia College of University of Phoenix
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice (AA-CJ)
SOCAD-2 Network: Not a SOCAD-2 School
All Sites: Distance Learning
Degree Description-The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Degree targets the fields related to law enforcement, probation, parole, security,
the judiciary, and other related jobs. The specialization addresses specific competencies and workplace behaviors needed to successfully
pursue a career in the criminal justice system. Criminal Justice follows a line of investigation into the court structure and management. It also
explores laws, the constitution, crime and criminology, the role of the judiciary, and social and economic justice. The student will obtain an
excellent basis in communications arts, social sciences, humanities, math, science, and information technology. The student will learn how to
research, analyze and apply vital information to real-world challenges and opportunities. In addition, throughout the program, the student’s
learning, communication, team work, and critical thinking skills will be developed.
POINT OF CONTACT
Monterey Sims, Director of Student Services/Ops
University of Phoenix-Office of Admissions
PO Box 60130
Phoenix, AZ 85082
Phone: 602-557-6201
Fax: 480-643-1509
[email protected]
Academic Residency- 30 semester hours
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
SOC
CAT.
Communications Arts Requirement
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ARMY ARMY TESTS CERT/ DIST LRNG
COLLEGE SCHOOL MOS
LIC See Note 2
6 SH
COM
150
EFFECTIVE ESSAY WRITING***
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
COM
COM
155
156
UNIVERSITY COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION I*,**
UNIVERSITY COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION II*,**
3
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
COM
220
RESEARCH WRITING***
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
Communication Arts Elective
Mathematics Requirement
6 SH
MAT
116
ALGEBRA 1A
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
MAT
117
ALGEBRA 1B**
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
MAT
205
FINITE MATHEMATICS**
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
Mathematics Elective Course
Science and Technology Requirement
6 SH
BIO
100
INTRODUCTION TO LIFE SCIENCE
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
GLG
101
INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
SCI
162
PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS**
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
SCI
230
INTRODUCTION TO LIFE SCIENCE
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
SCI
241
THE SCIENCE OF NUTRITION
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
SCI
245
GEOLOGY
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
SCI
275
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
Science and Technology Elective Course
Social Science Requirement
6 SH
Humanities Requirement
6 SH
ART
101
INTRODUCTION TO ART
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
CRT
205
CRITICAL THINKING***
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
HUM
111
CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINING*,**
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
HUM
130
RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
HUM
176
MEDIA AND AMERICAN CULTURE*,**
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
HUM
205
WORLD CULTURE AND THE ARTS
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
LIT
210
WORLD LITERATURE
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
PHI
105
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Humanities Elective Course
Liberal Arts Requirement
GEN
105
3 SH
SKILLS FOR LEARNING IN AN INFORMATION AGE***
3
Liberal Arts Elective Course
Interdisciplinary Requirement
9 SH
Required Course of Study (Criminal Justice)
18 SH
CJS
200
FOUNDATIONS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM*
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
CJS
CJS
210
220
FUNDAMENTALS OF POLICING*
INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL COURT SYSTEM*
3
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
CJS
230
INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS*
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
CJS
240
INTRODUCTION TO JUVENILE JUSTICE*
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
CJS
250
INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY*
3
X
X
X
X
X
X
Total Credits
60 SH
1) An "X" in a column indicates that the Institution guarantees to accept credit from the source shown for at least part of the requirement.
2) This column indicates whether a school accepts transfer credit for courses taken through distance learning. It does not mean that the school offers the course through distance
learning.
3) When selecting a University of Phoenix program, please ensure that the program you are selecting has the correct program name. If your specific program version does not exist in
the list on the portal, please select the degree program "Other".
4) Axia College students follow all applicable University policies unless noted otherwise program specific policies. Consult your Academic Advisor Axia University of Phoenix for
additional assistance.
5) Any student planning to complete both an associate of arts degree and a baccalaureate degree must complete all 60 required credits of the associates degree and meet admission
requirements for their chosen degree before enrolling in any University baccalaureate degree programs, courses, or University electives.
6) Students who wish to be sequentially enrolled in a Bachelor program may submit admissions paperwork for the Bachelor program and be scheduled for Bachelor coursework prior to
degree conferral from the Axia program, but students may not attend any Bachelor courses until credit complete under Axia.
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7) UOPX math courses must be MAT/116 or higher to satisfy requirement. Refer to the NTP & GE Transfer Web to determine acceptable transfer coursework to satisfy the Math General
Education requirement.
7) A maximum total of 30 credits may be earned from the following national testing programs (CLEP, Excelsior, Berlitz, NLN, AP, DLPT, College Level GED, ACE Registry and DANTES).
8) Students who listed 24 or more previous college credits, as recognized by the university on the admissions application, started their program in GEN/105 and were determined upon
matriculation to have fewer than 24 credits of previous college experience, are not required to enroll in the First-Year Sequence. Consult your Academic Advisor Axia University of
Phoenix for additional assistance.
9) Students who list less than 24 college credits must complete the First-Year Sequence. Consult your Academic Advisor Axia University of Phoenix for additional assistance.
10) No more than 3 credits can be taken in technology area of science. Consult your Academic Advisor Axia University of Phoenix for additional assistance.
*These courses require prerequsites to be met prior to enrolling into the course. Consult your University of Phoenix catalog to identify the appropriate prerequisite(s). Consult your
Academic Counselor or Admissions Counselor at the University of Phoenix for additional assistance.
** These courses form the required First Year Sequence for Track B students. Consult your Academic Advisor Axia University of Phoenix for additional assistance.
*** Students that enter with fewer than 24 credits have alternate requirements that duplicate the content of these courses. Consult your Academic Advisor Axia University of Phoenix for
additional assistance.
Date effective:
1-Apr-11
Term effective:
T420
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