Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)
Modern law enforcement is a highly competitive career field. The more education
you have, the better your chance of employment and advancement. Prepare for entry-level
employment in law enforcement agencies and in some correctional facilities. People
working within those areas can use the program to enhance their skills.
For a roadmap that identifies the preferred sequencing of courses and other specific recommendations from faculty, please see the corresponding program map(s):
|CJ& 101||Intro to Criminal Justice||5|
|CJ& 110||Criminal Law||5|
|CJ 154||The American Legal System||5|
|CJ 181||Report Writing for Law Enforcement||3|
|CJ 184||Administration of Justice||5|
|CJ 260||Physical Evidence/Criminalistics||5|
Total transferable credits required to earn this degree: 90 in courses numbered 100 or above with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0. A course cannot be credited toward more than one distribution or skill area.
Upon the completion of the AA DTA, students will be prepared for transfer to a four-year institution for the student's intended career pathway, and have the following skills and abilities:
Global Skills (assessed at degree level):
General education outcomes (assessed at course level):
Area of study outcomes:
Program planning is based on information available at the time of preparation. It is the student’s responsibility to meet with their LCC advisor and with an advisor at the college to which they plan to transfer for specific requirements. Consult the LCC catalog for LCC graduation requirements.
Most four-year universities require one year of a single foreign language as a graduation requirement.