Criminal Justice Course Sequence
See the classes you should take each term to complete the criminal justice degree.
Criminal Justice Degree Course Sequence
The first step to entering these programs is to take part in an assessment process, which includes taking the college’s free placement test and meeting with Chemeketa’s Advising and First Year Programs staff. You may need to complete program entry requirements.
Your advisor will help you develop an individualized program of study.
|CA121A||Keyboarding A (if less than 25 wpm)||1|
Program Application and Employment Standards*
|RD090||College Textbook Reading||3|
|WR115||Introduction to Composition||4 or|
|WR088||Introduction to Technical Writing 1|
*CJ103 requires students to pass a criminal background check and drug screening. Failure to pass these assessments will prevent admission to these programs.
If you have questions about the requirements, call 503.399.5163. Failure to be assessed may delay your entry into program classes.
Be sure to review the catalog for important information about program outcomes and other details not found in this listing.
See course descriptions for more information about your classes.
Criminal Justice Degree
|CIS101||Computing Concepts (or higher)||3 or|
|BA131||Business Computing||4 or|
|COMM218||Interpersonal Communication||4 or|
|MTH060||Introductory Algebra+ (or higher)||4|
|Tactical Athlete (plus 2 additional PE courses)||3 or|
|CJ104A||CJ Personal Defense–Beginning.||1 and|
|CJ104B||CJ Personal Defense–Intermediate||1 and|
|CJ104C||CJ Personal Defense–Advanced||1 or|
|Physical Education elective (3 different activities)||3|
|CJ212||Police Report Writing||3 or|
|General Education electives||15|
|Arts and Letters electives*||12|
|Psychology or Sociology electives+**||12|
|CJ100||Survey of the Criminal Justice System||3|
Public Safety Communications and Documentation
|CJ206||Crime and Delinquency||3|
|CJ210||Criminal Investigations 1: Crimes vs. Persons||3|
|CJ280C||Cooperative Work Experience||3|
|Criminal Justice electives***||12|
*Arts and Letters electives: Due to current bilingual hiring preferences, students are urged to take SPN111, SPN112, and SPN113.
**Recommended: PSY201 and PSY202 for Law Enforcement and Adult Corrections.
***Choose any CJ course not required.