BAS in Applied Management and Entrepreneurship with a Concentration in Criminal Justice Administration

Whether beginning your education or advancing your career, our strategically crafted program sharpens your skills and fast-tracks your career making you applicable for competitive promotions and pay increases so you can achieve your professional aspirations at any stage in your career.

Our highly specialized instruction and state-of-the-art technologies teach real life de-escalation and tactical scenarios that deliver knowledge specific for your success, supplying the most desirable skills that will jumpstart your career. With a student-centered focus and interactive learning, this innovative program guides students through practical work experiences that enriches resumes and builds important social networks imperative for the most sought-after careers.

Preparing for Opportunities in:

Policing – City Police, County Sheriff, State Police, Fish and Wildlife
Corrections – Correctional Officer, Probation and Parole Officer, Corrections and Prisons Administration, Rehabilitation
Federal Agencies – FBI, DEA, U.S. Marshal, Customs, Homeland Security
Legal Administration – Legal Secretary, Immigration Services
Administration – Juvenile Justice, Victim Advocacy, Crime Prevention, Public Safety and Emergency Management
Continued Education – Law School, Graduate School

Entry Requirements

Applicants for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management and Entrepreneurship (BAS AME) with a concentration in Criminal Justice Administration must have:

  • Achieved at least an associate-level degree
  • Completed the following courses prior to acceptance in the program:
    • ENGL& 101 – English Composition I or AENG 100 – Writing in the Workplace
    • BUS& 101 – Introduction to Business
    • BUS 157 – Human Relations in Business
    • CJ& 101 – Introduction to Criminal Justice

Note: Substitutions may apply for applicants with degrees from other colleges. Contact the CJ Advisor for assistance or questions regarding the entrance requirements.

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements

60 Credits

Communications 15 Credits
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5
CMST 201, CMST& 210 or CMST& 220 Intercultural Communications, Interpersonal Communications or Public Speaking 5
Quantitative Skills 5 Credits
MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics 5
Humanities 10 Credits
PHIL 131 Introduction to Ethics 5
PHIL 330 Professional Ethics 5
Social Science 20 Credits
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
CJ& 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice  5
PSYC& 100 General Psychology  5
 SOC& 101, SOC 204 or SOC 205 Introduction to Sociology, Drugs and Society or Racial and Ethnic Relations 5
Natural Science 10 Credits
Science Course 5
Science Course with Lab 5

Lower Division Major Course Requirements

Lower Division Major Course Requirements

60 Credits

ACCT& 201 or BUS 220 Principles of Accounting I or Introduction to Finance 5
BUS 157 Human Relations in Business 5
BUS& 201 Business Law I 5
CS 110 Introduction to Computers and Applications 5
CJ 104 Introduction to Policing 5
CJ& 105 Introduction to Corrections 5
CJ& 106 Juvenile Justice 5
CJ& 110 Criminal Law 5
CJ 112 Criminology 5
Degree Program Required Courses 15
Comprised of related courses required to complete an AAS or AAS-T degree. The CJ Advisor must approve the courses.

Upper Division Major Course Requirements

Upper Division Major Course Requirements

60 Credits

BUS 300 Foundations of Management 5
BUS 310 Foundations of Leadership 5
BUS 330 Human Resources for Managers 5
BUS 360 Project Management 5
BUS 410 Operations Management and Logistics 5
BUS 370 or BUS 420 Management Information Systems or Business Strategy and Sustainability 5
CJ 302 Criminal Procedure 5
CJ 303 Legal Research 5
CJ 304 Race, Ethnicity and Gender Relations in Criminal Justice 5
CJ 426 Victimology 5
CJ 427 De-Escalation 5
CJ 496 Capstone / Internship 5
Total Credits  180

Note: Part-time options are available. Please contact the CJ Advisor for details.