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Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Program Details

The online AA in Criminal Justice degree program from Dallas County Community College District is designed to meet the needs of students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university and major in Criminal Justice. The curriculum covers the basic core courses required during the first two years of a bachelor's degree, as well as introductory criminal justice courses in areas such as:

  • Correctional Systems & Practices
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Crime in America
  • The Juvenile Justice System

This program is offered at the following DCCCD schools:

  • Brookhaven
  • Cedar Valley
  • El Centro
  • Eastfield
  • Mountain View


  • Official high school and/or college transcripts
  • Texas Success Initiative (TSI) testing may be required

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges