The Associate of Arts Criminal Justice Louisiana Transfer presents historical and current criminal justice practices through a social lens in which students engage in critical thinking and problem-solving processes. An emphasis is placed on the three major components of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections, and employment opportunities within these fields.
The Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer (AA/LT) degree allows students to complete the first 60 hours of work toward a baccalaureate degree at a two-year or community college. Students who successfully complete a designated transfer associate degree program are eligible to enter a four-year public university as a junior, with all 60 hours (non-developmental) credits transferring to the receiving four-year university.
The below requirements are for students who enroll during the current academic year. See this year's program catalog for the recommended course sequence. Archived catalogs can be accessed for prior year academic requirements.
In past projects, students have had the opportunity to:
For additional information on coursework, please visit the Academic Catalog Curriculum.
The program is part of LSU Online making it easier to begin or complete a post-secondary education through online degree programs, accelerated learning formats, and prior learning assessment. The courses and degree are available both entirely online and in hybrid formats.