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Ammerman - Eastern - Grant
Hegis Code: 5505

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: CRJU-AS

Fall 2015 Program Requirements Comparison

     The Criminal Justice A.S. degree program is designed to provide students with a challenging course of study that is consistent with the academic expectations of four-year colleges and universities and with the rigorous requirements of today's job market in the field of law enforcement. At the same time, it has sufficient flexibility to allow students to tailor the curriculum to fit their needs and to achieve their career objectives.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

Entering students must have a minimum high school average of 75. Students already enrolled in college must have completed 12 credits with a 2.5 GPA, including a minimum grade of C+ in ENG101 and CRJ101 . Students are admitted on a rolling basis with most students meeting minimum standards being accepted.

FIRST SEMESTER: 17.5-18.5 credits Credits
  COL101: Freshman Seminar 1.5
CRJ101: Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ103: Substantive Criminal Law 3
  CST101: Introduction to Computing 4
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
* Mathematics Elective 3-4
SECOND SEMESTER: 17.0 credits Credits
CRJ105: Policing: An Introduction to Law Enforcement 3
CRJ107: Evidence and Procedural Law 3
  ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4
  PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3
  Physical Education 1
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
  COM102: Interpersonal Communication 3
CRJ109: Introduction to Corrections 3
Criminal Justice Elective 3
  Humanities Elective 3
  Physical Education 1
  SOC101: Introduction to Sociology 3
FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
CRJ209: Criminal Justice Capstone Course 1
Criminal Justice Elective 3
Criminal Justice Elective 3
  HIS104: Modern American History
OR HIS103: Foundations of American History
  POL103: State and Local Politics and Government
OR POL105: American National Politics and Government
** Restricted Elective 3

*MAT103 strongly recommended for transfer.
**This elective should have a global perspective or focus in non-western cultures. The course should be selected from the following: ANT101, ANT103, ANT205, ANT211, GEO101, GEO102, GEO103, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120, POL107, ENG212 or PHL111.
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
 NOTE: 1) Students planning to transfer to SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY core General Education Requirements in the college catalog for information on selection of elective courses.
2) See Transfer Opportunities for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.

Criminal Justice 25 credits
English 6 credits
Social Science 12 credits
Mathematics 3-4 credits
Laboratory Science Elective 4 credits
Humanities 3 credits
Computer Information Systems /
Computer Science
3-4 credits
Communications 3 credits
Restricted Electives 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 1.5 credits
Physical Education 2 credits