Field of Study in Criminal Justice (AA)

Leading to the bachelor of criminal justice degree. 

The Field of Study in Criminal Justice (AA) is offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball.

The Field of Study curriculum is designed to satisfy the lower division requirements for a bachelor's degree in a specific area at four-year colleges in the state of Texas*. Credits earned in Field of Study curriculum transfer to other four year colleges in the state of Texas.

*Field of Study completion does not guarantee admission to a four-year institution in the state of Texas.

First Year

Course Number Title Credits
ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric I 3
HIST   Elective 3
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
COSC 1401 Introduction to Computers 4
KINE   Any physical activity course 1
ENGL 1302 Composition and Rhetoric II 3
HIST1   Elective 3
Science2   Elective 4
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems & Practices 3
MATH2   Elective 3

TOTAL First Year Credits:

30

Second Year

Course Number Title Credits
GOVT 2301 American Government: National, State & Local I 3
ENGL2   Literature Elective 3
Elective2   Science 4
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law 3
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems & Practices 3
GOVT 2302 American Government: National, State & Local II 3
SPCH2   Elective 3
Elective2   Visual & Performing Arts 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems & Practices 3
Elective2   Humanities 3

TOTAL Second Year Credits:

31

Total Degree Credits

TOTAL Credits for Field of Study in Criminal Justice AA:

61


  1. Select from HIST 1301, 1302, or 2301
  2. Select from general education course requirements in the catalog.
    Select one course to meet multicultural requirement.
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