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Online Bachelor of Arts Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice is the interdisciplinary studies of institutions, policies, theories of human behavior, and philosophies of justice directly related to crime control, the maintenance of social order and the achievement of justice in society. Students take courses in political science, sociology and psychology as well as in criminal justice. the program is appropriate for those individuals considering careers in local, state or federal criminal justice agencies; other social services; and private companies.

Courses that lead to an AA/AAS transfer degree

Bellevue Community College and Edmonds Community College offer the courses online that lead to an AA/AAS transfer degree and fulfill the lower-division requirements for the BA in Criminal Justice degree.

The additional WSU College of Liberal Arts requirements in Science, Humanities and Foreign Language can be fulfilled at the community college level by careful selection of electives. Contact an advisor for details.

Upper-division courses leading to BA in Social Sciences degree

WSU offers the upper-division courses needed to complete the WSU BA in Criminal Justice degree at a distance.

Summary of the BA requirements and planning sheets

View a summary matrix of the BA requirements and the degree planning sheets (all core and elective credit requirements) by institution:

Contact an Advisor

It is critical that a student considering the online AA/AAS transfer degree consult with a community college advisor on a regular basis. The WSU College of Liberal Arts requirements can be fulfilled at the community college level.

Edmonds Community College
Advising | advising@edcc.edu | 425.640.1458

Bellevue Community College
T.A. Perry | tperry@bellevuecollege.edu | 1.877.641.2712