Jun 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Course Catalog 
2021-2022 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice - Corrections (CJCNO)

Award: Associate in Applied Science
Program Location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, South Omaha Campus, Online

Graduation Requirements
General Education: 22.5
Major Requirements: 40.5
Option Requirements: 31.5
Total credit hours required: 94.5

The following General Education courses are recommended for Corrections (CJCNO): Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: SOCI 1010   or PSYC 1000   and Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1220   


Upon successful completion of a P.O.S.T. accredited academy or basic police academy course accredited by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center, a maximum of 13.5 credit hours may be granted upon petition for CRIM 2030, CRIM 2190 and CRIM 2260

Elective Courses

Students should select two electives from the 6 courses listed below.

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements (22.5 credit hours)

The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select English Level 1 course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.


Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 



Scientific Inquiry

1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from list of Natural or Social Science General Education courses in the current course catalog.


*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.


Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.