Associate of Science in Criminal Justice (AS)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE MAJOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Total Credits Required: 60 Credits
Hawai‘i Pacific University offers the Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice to students enrolled through the College of Professional Studies upon completion of 60 credit hours of required and elective lower-division (1000- and/or 2000-level) courses. The AS in Criminal Justice leads directly into the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. In addition to offering classroom-based instruction, HPU makes the AS in Criminal Justice degree program available entirely online.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Students who earn the Associate of Science in Criminal Justice will:
Define the operation and purposes of the major components of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections.
Develop oral and written skills that effectively articulate analysis of criminal justice research and apply solutions to a wide range of contemporary criminal justice issues.