May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Criminal Justice - Corrections (CJCNO)

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

Recommended Program Map    

Click here  to see the recommended Program Map for this degree. Courses are listed by quarter to show the fastest path to your degree and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a quarter, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your map, please call 531-622-2400.

Graduation Requirements
Major Requirements: 40.5
Option Requirements: 22.5
Elective Requirements: 9.0
General Education: 22.5
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 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

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 1 Level I 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.

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