Associate in Arts
This associate degree program helps prepare students for jobs in the courts and in corrections (such as probation and parole), as well as state and federal law enforcement. Most, but not all, of these jobs require at least a bachelor's degree, and students can complete their first 3 years at WCC before transferring to a 4-year college or university such as EMU for their final year.
This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.
Career Outlook in Michigan
2019-2020 Academic Requirements
This program helps prepare students for jobs in the courts and in corrections (such as probation and parole) as well as state and federal law enforcement. Most, but not all, of these jobs require at least a bachelor's degree and students can complete their first 3 years at WCC before transferring to other four-year schools such as EMU for their final year.
Eastern Michigan University, BA degree and several BS degrees*;
Kaplan University, BS degree;
Madonna University, BS degree.
*For those interested in pursuing a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from EMU, students may take additional credit hours at WCC and transfer a total of 94 credits to EMU towards a Bachelor's Degree (124 hours). The following additional classes are recommended: ANT 201, SOC 207, SOC 250, and PSY 257.
Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: Articulation Agreements.
Students must have an Academic Math Level of 3 to enroll in MTH 160. One year of high school algebra is recommended.
|CJT 100||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CJT 111||or||Police/Community Relations|
|CJT 154||or||Everyday Law I: Law and Civil Liberties|
|CJT 155||Everyday Law II: Civil Law, Liabilities and You||3|
|COM 102||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|ENG 111||Composition I||4|
- Total Credits Required