Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:
- Academic Career
- Degree/Certificate Type
- Associate Degree / University Transfer
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- Catalog Year
Course Sequence by Term
The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
- Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
- Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include CPD150, CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.
Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.
|ENG101||First-Year Composition||Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of "C" or better in ENG091 or ESL097.||FYC||3|
|MAT112||Mathematical Concepts and Applications||Prerequisites: An appropriate mathematics placement score, OR a grade of "C" or better for MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, OR (an appropriate diagnostic score, or a grade of "C" or better in each of the following courses: MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057).||OR satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course||MA||3|
|AJS101||Introduction to Criminal Justice||RC||3|
|AJS230||The Police Function||RC||3|
|ENG102||First-Year Composition||Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.||FYC||3|
|AJS109||Substantive Criminal Law||RC||3|
|AJS240||The Correction Function||RC||3|
|AJS123||Ethics and the Administration of Justice||HU||3|
|Natural Sciences||Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area.||NS||4|
|Introduction to Human Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication||No requisites or Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent. or No requisites||COM||3|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking||Prerequisites: (A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107) and (appropriate reading placement test score or a grade of C or better in RDG095 or RDG100 or RDG111 or RDG112 or RDG113 or permission of Instructor).||OR equivalent as indicated by assessment||CR||3|
|AJS212||Juvenile Justice Procedures||RC||3|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences||Any approved General Education course in the Social & Behavioral Sciences area.||AJS200 or AJS258 or AJS270 recommended courses||SB||3|
|AJS275||Criminal Investigation I||RC||3|
|AJS260||Procedural Criminal Law||RC||3|
If a student is test exempt in CRE101, an additional 3 credit AJS elective class will be required.
It is recommended that Term 3 courses be taken during the Summer.
A Certificate of Completion specialization should be considered to meet AJS elective courses, a total of 15-18 credits.
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Program Area Key
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.
NOTICE: The base program for this pathway map is no longer available. You may be able to view details for this program at http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=125836.