Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Bossier Parish Community College and the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences recognize the increasing demand for qualified, trained personnel in law enforcement, corrections communities, and medicolegal death investigation.

Information about the Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice program, including:

  • Program Review
  • Concentration Overview
  • General Degree Information
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Required Courses for the AAS in Criminal Justice
  • Concentration in Medicolegal Death Investigation
  • Earning credit hours for POST Council Certification

Accelerated 12-month Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice Program

The Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree is also available in an accelerated twelve-month online format (three semesters). Students must specifically apply for the accelerated program with a Criminal Justice Advisor in the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences. All remedial/developmental coursework must be completed or documentation presented that no remedial work is needed.

  • Any student accepted into the accelerated format must maintain a minimum of 2.0 GPA throughout the program.
  • Any student is strongly encouraged to see the accelerated program advisor before dropping a course; otherwise, he/she may be in jeopardy of not completing the accelerated program in the 12 month format.

Required Courses for an Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice: Accelerated FormatPDF File