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Criminal Justice Transfer

Brandon James Hoover, J.D., Program Director
Technology 206
301-784-5300
https://allegany.edu/criminal-justice/index.html

This program provides a comprehensive approach to criminal justice education and is intended to prepare the student in the broad foundation of coursework for further study within the field of criminal justice.

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 Student Success Center 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.

Required Criminal Justice Courses


Introduction to Criminal Justice
Administration of Criminal Justice
Criminal Law
Introduction to Corrections
Criminology
Juvenile Justice
Ethics and Leadership in Criminal Justice

Required General Courses


Freshman English I
American National Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Speech Communication

Required Elective Courses


Please consult with your advisor or the Advising Center staff for selecting appropriate elective courses for graduation.

 

Elective - 3 credits

English Elective - 3 credits

Humanities Elective - 3 credits

Laboratory Science Electives - 8 credits

Mathematic Elective - 3 credits

Physical Activity Elective - 1 credit

Social and Behavioral Science Elective - 3 credits

CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRANSFER
PREPARATION FOR TRANSFER

FIRST SEMESTER Credit Hours
Criminal Justice 101 (Introduction to Criminal Justice) 3
Criminal Justice 103 (Criminal Law) 3
English 101 (Freshman English I) 3
Mathematics Elective 3
Sociology 101 (Introduction to Sociology) 3
Total: 15
 
SECOND SEMESTER
Criminal Justice 102 (Administration of Criminal Justice) 3
Criminal Justice 106 (Introduction to Corrections) 3
English Elective 3
Humanities Elective 3
Psychology 101 (General Psychology) 3
Total: 15
 
THIRD SEMESTER
Criminal Justice 111 (Criminology) 3
Criminal Justice 115 (Juvenile Justice) 3
Criminal Justice 203 (Ethics and Leadership in Criminal Justice) 3
Laboratory Science Elective 4
Speech 101 (Speech Communication) 3
Total: 16
 
FOURTH SEMESTER
Elective 3
Laboratory Science Elective 4
Physical Education Elective 1
Political Science 101 (American National Government) 3
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 1 3
Total: 14
Total Credit Hours: 60

Courses must be completed from two different Social and Behavioral Science disciplines.

 

NOTE: All courses specifically identified by course number are graduation requirements for this program.