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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Criminal Justice - A.S. (TTP)


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The Criminal Justice program emphasis is a two-year program for students planning to complete a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.  Students pursuing careers in investigations, law enforcement, probation and parole and criminal intelligence should consider this degree.

Fast Track option and evening classes are available.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program.

For additional information about this degree program, go to www.volstate.edu/CriminalJustice

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (1)

CRMJ Electives


Choose two courses (six credits) from the following list or consult with a Program Advisor for approved course options:

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


 The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Beginning Salary (State & Federal) with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary (State & Federal) with Bachelor Degree
Special Agent/Criminal Investigator $35,220/40,780 $51,080/79,870
Criminal Intelligence Analyst $35,220/40,780 $51,080/79,870
Law Enforcement Officer $27,700/$32,700 $40,600/$56,100
Probation/Parole Officer $28,120/$33,030 $41,080/$56,810

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts [See General Education Requirements in Catalog]  Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • CRMJ Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • CRMJ Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (4)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (1)

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