To earn the Associate in Arts and Science DTA degree, a student must:
Since programs differ at each college, students should consider program outlines published by the college or university where the student plans to continue his/her course of study. The following recommended courses will prepare students for most universities. Students should prepare their quarterly schedules with the assistance of an advisor knowledgeable in their transfer area.
The Criminal Justice Technical Program is designed to develop the proficiencies and skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment in Criminal Justice related career paths. Job possibilities after completing this degree include, but are not limited to entry-level police officer, corrections officer in a prison or jail, or other criminal justice job that requires a 2-year degree or less. This program assists the development of skills that employers are looking for and was specifically designed not to teach specific police or corrections tactics but to give a well-rounded foundation to any criminal justice related career. The following recommended courses will prepare students for most entry-level positions. Students should prepare their quarterly schedules with the assistance of an advisor knowledgeable in their area of study so that any needed substitutions can be made.