The Criminal Justice Field of Study Curriculum is designed for students seeking a bachelor’s degree with a major in criminal justice.

Austin Community College’s (ACC) field of study courses for criminal justice are listed below. The Field of Study Curriculum for Criminal Justice consists of 21-23 lower-division semester credit hours (SCH) that are fully transferable to other Texas public colleges and universities and are applicable to the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice or the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. This includes the following majors:

    • Corrections
    • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
    • Criminology
    • Juvenile Corrections
Criminal Justice Field of Study Curriculum
CRIJ 1301Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRIJ 1306Court Systems and Practices
CRIJ 1310Fundamentals of Criminal Law
CRIJ 2313Correctional Systems and Practices
CRIJ 2328Police Systems and Practices
Directed ElectivesAdditional 6-8 SCH determined by transfer college/university.

Students should always consult with an academic or Criminal Justice faculty advisor regarding transfer to a specific college or university. In addition, students should consult with an advisor at the Texas college or university to which they are transferring for additional information.