Criminal Justice - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT)

Description

The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree with an emphasis in criminal justice prepares students to transfer into bachelor's programs at the junior level.

Statewide General Education Student Learning Outcomes

Please see the General Education page for statewide general education student learning outcomes.
 

Entrance Requirements

While this program has no formal entrance requirements, individual courses may have prerequisites which must be met before enrollment.

Course Requirements

Course Title Credits
General Education/Foundational
Health:
Choose 3 credits 13
Mathematics:
Choose one course4
Oral Communication:
Choose one course3-4
Writing:
WR 121Academic Composition4
WR 122Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition4
or WR 227 Technical Writing
General Education/Discipline Studies
Cultural Literacy:
One course from the following categories must be designated as cultural literacy on the Discipline Studies list (credits count once).
Arts and Letters:
Choose three courses from at least two prefixes9-12
Social Science:
Choose four courses from at least two prefixes12-16
Recommend: CJ 100, 101, 110
Science/Math/Computer Science:
Choose four courses from at least two prefixes including at least three laboratory courses in biological and/or physical science12-20
Electives
Choose any college-level course that brings the total credits to 90 quarter hours. 239
Recommend: CJ 210, CJ 253 3
Total Credits90-106

Advising Notes

  • If transferring to Oregon State University, HHP 295 Health and Fitness and WR 227 Technical Writing are recommended.
  • If transferring to Portland State University, CJ 101 Introduction to CriminologyCJ 110 Law Enforcement, and CJ 253 Corrections are recommended.
  • If transferring to Southern Oregon University, CJ 210 Criminal Investigation I and CJ 211 Criminal Investigation II are recommended.
  • If transferring to Western Oregon University, CJ 100 Survey of the Criminal Justice System is recommended.

Performance Standards

  • Academic Requirements:

    • Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to earn a COCC certificate or degree.

    • Options for additional standards

      • All courses in the program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Sample Plan

Sample Plan Grid
First TermCredits
Health (3 credits with HHP or HHPA prefix) 13
Elective (recommend CJ 100) 23
Elective (recommend CJ 101) 24
WR 121Academic Composition4
 Credits14
Second Term
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters3-4
MTH 105Math in Society (higher)4
Elective 23-4
Elective (recommend CJ 120) 23
Oral Communication:3-4
 Credits16-19
Third Term
Elective 23-4
Elective (recommend CJ 201) 23
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters3-4
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
Discipline Studies Social Science3-4
 Credits15-20
Fourth Term
Elective 23-4
Elective (recommend CJ 253) 24
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters3-4
Discipline Studies Social Science3-4
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
 Credits16-21
Fifth Term
Elective 23-4
Elective 23-4
Elective (recommend CJ 280) 22
Discipline Studies Social Science3-4
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
 Credits14-19
Sixth Term
Elective 23-4
Elective 23-4
Elective 23-4
Discipline Studies Social Science3-4
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
 Credits15-21
 Total Credits90-114

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