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Criminal Justice: AS with SOU

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Associate of Science: Articulated with the Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJ) Program at Southern Oregon University – 90 Credits

UCC's AS degree in Criminal Justice has been developed with the cooperation and support of Southern Oregon University in Ashland. The degree is fully articulated with SOU’s Criminology and Criminal Justice program and allows you to transfer directly as a junior.

In addition to the practical, hands-on skills needed for successful careers in the criminal justice field, UCC students learn how to balance their off-duty lives with the challenges of criminal justice professions. They develop strong communication skills, a broad understanding of case law, legal statues, and professional standards, and learn how to succeed in diverse environments.

All three associate degree options transfer to four-year colleges. The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice is a partnership program that transfers seamlessly to Southern Oregon University in Ashland.

UCC’s Criminal Justice programs are open throughout the year. Students can start any time.

View / Download the Criminal Justice Brochure

Ready to get started?

It's easy and only requires TWO steps.

Step 1

Fill out our response form. This will alert us that you are interested in the Criminal Justice program.

Step 2

If you are new to UCC (you've never taken a class), apply to UCC. Otherwise, you are done for now. You will be contacted about the next steps.

Careers

View / Download Career Pathways information for Criminal Justice

In order to make an informed decision about a career in criminal justice, the link below allows you to view occupational descriptions, employment outlooks, current job openings, wages, employment projections, educational requirements and industries of employment.

Go to www.qualityinfo.org (search keyword: criminal justice), www.qualityinfo.org (search keyword: juvenile corrections)

Catalog Information

View / Download catalog information for Criminal Justice

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Residents of WA, ID, NV, and CA

If you are from Washington, Idaho, Nevada, or California, you pay Oregon resident tuition rates. That's a big discount! You might also be interested in what life is like around UCC. Find out.

Money for College

Get access to millions of dollars that are available to students - not just loans. There are scholarships, grants and work study opportunities too! Every student can use money for college. It can help you to be more successful. Plus, it can lower your debt load when you finish college. Some students actually leave college debt-free! Here are some important sources of money for college. Don't let these opportunities for financial aid pass you by. Act now! Decide. Commit. Succeed.

  • Work Study (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
  • Scholarships and FAFSA (Sources of free money for college. Application times. FAFSA.)
  • UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a TWO-YEAR TRANSFER DEGREE for less than you'll pay for one year at a state university. Plus, UCC offers:

• Seamless, direct transfer degrees
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes

Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Roger Kennedy - Contact
Chair, Associate Professor, Public Safety
Phone: 541-440-7680