The Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice is designed to address the educational needs of individuals who desire to enter or advance their career within the field of criminal justice. Two concentrations will be offered within the major - Law Enforcement and Corrections. Graduates of the Law Enforcement concentration will be prepared to assume roles in police departments, while graduates of the Corrections concentration will be prepared to work as professionals in correctional facilities.
The Criminal Justice A.A.S. degree is offered at all 13 Tennessee Board of Regents community colleges.
*For purposes of satisfying the requirements of this degree, it is assumed that the student will enroll in the Math course appropriate for his/her preparation at admission to avoid additional credit hours in Math that may be required as a result of prerequisites.