Brandon James Hoover, J.D., Program Director
This program provides a comprehensive approach to criminal justice education while
providing educational opportunities relating to the field of Criminal Investigations.
This area of concentration is intended to prepare the student in the broad foundation
of coursework for further study within the field of criminal justice and/or criminal
Students choosing to transfer to further their education will have greater employment opportunities and will be more competitive for employment. Students planning to transfer should consult with their advisor or the Advising Center staff regarding specific program and course transfer issues. Students intending to seek employment upon completion of the program should consider the two-year career program preparation for employment.
Criminal Justice students must maintain the scholastic standards of the College and must achieve a grade of "C" or better in all required Criminal Justice courses.
Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice Transfer with an Area of Concentration in Criminal Investigations.
Required Criminal Justice Courses
|CRIM-101||Introduction to Criminal Justice|
||Criminal Evidence and Procedure
|CRIM-203||Ethics and Leadership in Criminal Justice|
Required General Courses
|BIO-101||General Biology I|
|CHEM-101||General Chemistry I|
||English Composition I
|POSC-101||American National Government|
|SOC-101||Introduction to Sociology|
Required Elective Courses
Please consult with your advisor or the Advising Center staff for selecting appropriate elective courses for graduation.
English Elective- 3 credits
Humanities Elective- 3 credits
Mathematic Elective- 3 credits
Social and Behavioral Science Elective- 3 credits
CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRANSFER
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AREA OF CONCENTRATION
PREPARATION FOR TRANSFER
|FIRST SEMESTER||Credit Hours|
|Criminal Justice 101 (Introduction to Criminal Justice)||3|
|Criminal Justice 103 (Criminal Law)||3|
|English 101 (English Composition I)||3|
|Sociology 101 (Introduction to Sociology)||3|
|Biological Science 101 (General Biology I)||4|
|Criminal Justice 104 (Criminal Evidence and Procedure)||3|
|Psychology 101 (General Psychology)||3|
|Chemistry 101 (General Chemistry I)||4|
|Criminal Justice 105 (Criminal Investigation)||3|
|Criminal Justice 111 (Criminology)||3|
|Criminal Justice 203 (Ethics and Leadership in Criminal Justice)||3|
|Speech 101 (Speech Communication)||3|
|Criminal Justice 207 (Basic Forensics)||3|
|Criminal Justice 209 (Forensics Photography)||1|
|Criminal Justice 210 (Advanced Policing)||3|
|Political Science 101 (American National Government)||3|
|Social and Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||60|
NOTE: All courses specifically identified by course number are graduation requirements for this program.