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Butler Community College 2020-21 Catalog 
Butler Community College 2020-21 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice (AA) - Update 4/30/20

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Program Information

Many of today’s criminal justice positions require higher education to enter or advance in the profession. Whatever your career choice, Butler’s Criminal justice programs are here to help you reach your goals. Butler’s courses are approved by Kansas law enforcement and corrections training academies. These courses also meet requirements of Criminal Justice agencies for employment preparation and inservice professional training.

The Associate in Arts is designed for students planning to transfer to a Bachelor degree program.

Students that have successfully completed a law enforcement or corrections training academy such as the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC), Kansas Highway Patrol Training Academy, Wichita/Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Training Center, Kansas Department of Corrections Training Academy, etc. within the past 5 years may submit their certificate of completion for credit toward either degree.

Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.

Kansas State Wide Transfer course (T►)
Milestone Courses - 
Courses are considered essential for progress within a selected Pathway and are indicated by a diamond symbol (♦).
This course is offered online (O)

Program Pathway Learning Outcomes

Click here to view this program’s assessment data. For more information or questions, please contact Phil Speary at or 316.322.3226.

Contact Information

Miles Erpelding
Lead Instructor
Office: BOE 804B

Third Term: 17 Credit Hours

Fourth Term: 13-14 Credit Hours

Total Degree Pathway Credit Hours: 61-62

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