The Associate of Arts Degree is designed for students preparing for law enforcement, homeland security, corrections, juvenile justice and the many other varied careers or those who are currently employed in the criminal justice field. We strive to enhance knowledge, effectiveness and professionalism for success in your future or present career. You can expect to be challenged and motivated to discover new ideas that will be beneficial as you enter the criminal justice field or seek higher education. As the criminal justice system evolves, so does the concept of academia as an essential requirement for employment. Articulation agreements exists with senior colleges and universities that make the transition from Criminal Justice at Weatherford College extremely smooth and cost effective. Course specifications and requirements are described in the Criminal Justice section of this catalog.