Criminal Justice: Associate of Arts

Students completing an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at COM will meet the following requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours that may be comprised of courses from the core curriculum, institutional  requirements, and Fields of Study.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA). Only credit-bearing College of the Mainland courses will be used to calculate a GPA.
  3. Completion of last 15 credit hours toward this degree at COM, with the exception of reverse transfer.
  4. Satisfy TSI liability.

Associate of Arts - Criminal Justice

Full-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Select from one of the following: 3
U S History I  
U S History II  
Texas History  
MATH 1332 Contemporary Math (Quantitative Reasoning) 3
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #2
ENGL 1302
Composition II
or Technical Writing
3
Select from one of the following: 3
U S History I  
U S History II  
Texas History  
SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
or Interpersonal Communication
3
PSYC 2301
General Psychology
or Introduction to Sociology
3
CRIJ 1306 Court Systems and Practices 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics 3
Select from one of the following: 4
Biology for Non-Science Majors I  
Environmental Science  
Meteorology  
Select from one of the following: 3
Music Appreciation  
American Music  
Film Appreciation  
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours14
Semester #4
Select from one of the following: 3
Introduction to the Humanities I  
Introduction to Philosophy  
Introduction to Ethics  
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Select from one of the following: 4
Biology for Non-Science Majors II  
Physical Geology  
Oceanography  
CRIJ 2313 Correctional Systems and Practices 3
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
 Total Semester Credit Hours60
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