Student enrolled in this program of study would obtain thirty-five (35) to thirty-eight (38) hours by completing basic law enforcement training at an ACLEST accredited academy and attending advanced law enforcement courses presented by the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas.

Associate of Applied Science in Crime Scene Investigation Degree Checklist


Course Requirements     ACTS Index Number* Credit Hours 
Criminal Justice Institute    35-38 
Advanced Crime Scene Technician Certificate  
Crime Scene Investigation Certificate of Proficiency  
Crime Scene Investigation Technical Certificate  
Advanced Crime Scene Special Topics  
General Education Courses 9 
CISS  1013  Introduction to Computers  CPSI 1003  
ENGL  1013  Composition I  ENGL 1013  
MATH  1053  College Algebra (or) MATH 1103  
MATH  1153  Quantitative Literacy  MATH 1113  
Additional General Education 18 
BIOL 1204 Biology  
BUSS 1203 Introduction to Business  
CRJU 1203 Introduction to Criminal Justice   
ENGL 1023 Composition II (or)  
ENGL 2253 Technical Writing  
GEOG 2203 Introduction to Geography
HIST 1113 World Civilizations I (or)
HIST 1123 World Civilizations II
PLSC 2103 American Government
PSYC 2503 General Psychology
PSYC 2313 Developmental Psychology
SOCI 2413 Sociology
SPCH 1313 Principles of Speech
Total      62-65 



The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as “No Comparable Course.”  Additionally, courses with a “D” frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer ( Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.