Criminal Justice

Touro College's Criminal Justice program will provide you the theoretical foundations, knowledge, skills, and practices of criminal justice operations.

The curriculum is based on liberal arts and specialized coursework in criminal justice, criminology, criminal law, police studies, corrections and juvenile delinquency.

The 60 college credits satisfy the educational requirements for various entry-level criminal justice positions, including police officer, correction officer and firefighter.

The college designed the program for both those seeking entry-level positions in the criminal justice field, as well as experienced criminal justice professionals who want to upgrade their skill set.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This degree is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in public or private agencies involved in: 

• Administration 

• Casework 

• Corrections 

• Counseling 

• Juvenile Justice 

• Probation and Parole 

• Social Services 

• Victim Advocacy 

• Private/Corporate Security 

• State and Local Law Enforcement 

• Homeland Security 

 

THE CURRICULUM 

Associate in Science Degree (minimum 60 credits)

Core Requirements (29 credits):

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GLL - Any Literature course 3
GHS/GPL - Any American Studies course 3
GSM/GSS - Any Math or Science course 4
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*GLL 103 fulfills the Ethnic Studies requirement.
**If exempt from GLL 110 and GLL 103, student may need to take additional Liberal Arts and Ethnic Studies courses.

Required Criminal Justice Major Courses (minimum 19 credits)

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Electives Courses (12-13 credits)

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