Academic Program Proposal

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Montgomery College
Proposal
Associate of Arts (A.A.)New Area of Concentration (A.o.C.) Criminal Justice 9/18/2020
New Area of Concentration (A.o.C.) Criminal Justice Program Description
The new Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences Transfer, Area of Concentration in Criminal Justice is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and/or Criminology. The program is structured to prepare students who plan to serve the community in the fields of law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice, probation and parole, court services, or law. Students can complete the required coursework in both an on-campus and online format. This allows greater flexibility and course options for a more timely and efficient program completion, while offering the specific criminal justice coursework needed for transfer.