Jun 22, 2018  
TCC Catalog 2014-15 
TCC Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Technology (Florida Gulf Coast University), A.S. (2157)

Florida College/University:
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)

Program Purpose:
To prepare students to transfer to FGCU’s Bachelor of Science in Criminology program.

Employment Types:
Law enforcement officer, correctional officer, juvenile justice officer, public or private security guard, or detective. With bachelor’s degree graduates may qualify for local, state and federal law enforcement or corrections positions.

Program Length:
64 credit hours, up to 72 credit hours if student earns the A.A. degree at the same time for transfer to FGCU

Admission Requirements:
Admission requirements for TPP programs are the same as admission to the College: standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Most TPP program courses require students to be College-ready, which means the student must have appropriate placement scores, complete any needed developmental education or meet the requirements for a documented exemption.

Academic Division:
Division of Technology and Professional Programs

(850) 201-8352 or techedu@tcc.fl.edu

Note: Students may earn only one A.S. degree in Criminal Justice Technology. Students should choose either program 2138, 2156 or 2157.

View Information about Graduation Requirements and Year of Entry .

View a sample semester-by-semester plan for this program.

Course Information

General Education (28 credit hours)


To satisfy State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030, students must earn a grade of “C” or better in any Communications, Humanities, History/Social Science or Mathematics course used to fulfill general education requirements.

Program Courses (30 credit hours)

Not all courses are offered in all semesters. View course description for availability.

Program Electives (6 credit hours)

 Select from the following:


* Students may substitute one of these three-hour courses: CPO2001 , POS1041 , POS1112  or POS2001 .

A - Florida Law Enforcement Academy Credit

B - Florida Corrections Academy Credit

A.A. Degree and Florida Gulf Coast University Bachelor of Science degree transfer option (9 credit hours)

Three additional General Education courses are required:

  • Any additional General Education Humanities  course 3 credit hour(s)
  • Any additional General Education Social Science  course 3 credit hour(s)
  • Any additional General Education Personal Development  course 3 credit hour(s)