Students interested in criminal justice as a career will elect this two-year collegiate program.
This program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year program in criminal justice. The program suggested below is intended to develop professional criminal justice skills and knowledge along with a basic academic background. Students pursuing this course on a part-time basis should consult the department chairperson for an appropriate sequence.
- CRIM150 The Criminal Justice System (3 cr)
- CRIM151 Police Organization and Administration (3 cr)
- CRIM152 Introduction to Law Enforcement (3 cr)
- CRIM155 Introduction to Corrections (3 cr)
- CRIM236 Criminology (3 cr)
- CRIM254 Constitutional Law and Rules of Evidence (3 cr)
- CRIM255 Criminal Law and Procedures (3 cr)
- CRIM280 Criminal Investigation (4 cr)
- ENGL151 English I (3 cr)
- ENGL152 English II (3 cr)
- SCIE105 Forensic Science (4 cr)
- POLI161 American Federal Government (3 cr)
- POLI162 American State and Local Government (3 cr)
- POLI185 Principles of Public Administration (3 cr)
- PSYC172 General Psychology (3 cr)
- SOCI181 Introduction to Sociology (3 cr)
1 of the following 2 Social Science courses is required:
- Humanities Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Humanities Courses (course type: GHUM).
- Mathematics Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Mathematics courses (course type: GMAT). MATH 156 is preferred.
- OCC Requirement (3 credits): Any course from the list of Approved General Education courses. OR ACAD-155 OR Any HEHP course(s)
- Technological Competency/Information Literacy (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Technological Competency or Information Literacy (GTEC) courses. OR Students may attempt to “test out” of the technology requirement. If successful, student must take an additional course(s) in math, science or technology from the List of Approved General Education courses to meet the required 64 credit total.