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    May 29, 2023  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice | A.A.

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Students in the Criminal Justice program should plan their courses with the assistance of a faculty advisor after checking the requirements of the college to which they intend to transfer. Electives should be chosen carefully according to the desired major at the transfer institution and based on frequent consultation with the assigned Edison State faculty advisor. The courses listed reflect the minimum requirements for the Associate of Arts degree. Following the General Degree Requirements  will ensure that all degree and transfer requirements will be met. Additional courses or courses with higher credit value may be taken in order to meet the requirements of the major at the transfer institution.

Semester 1

  CIT 110S Computer Concepts and Applications    3     ►Meet with advisor to align student education plan to liberal arts focus.
►Meet with transfer school representative regarding general education core requirements.
►Send high school transcript.
►Send college transcript (if applicable).
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication     3    
  CRJ 111S Introduction to Criminal Justice    3 C  
  ENG 121S Composition I      3    
  HUM 121S Introduction to Humanities     3    
  Credit Hours 15    

Semester 2

  CRJ 112S Criminal Law     3 C   ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►Apply for Edison State scholarship(s).

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  ENG 122S Composition II    3    
  MTH 110S Math in Society  OR   3    
  MTH 125S General Statistics          
  Humanities Elective ♦ 3    
  Elective ♦ 3    
  Credit Hours 15    

Semester 3

  CRJ 113S Intro to Corrections and Jail Operation    3 C   ►Apply to transfer institution.
►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  PSY 121S Introduction to Psychology   3    
  Foreign Language Requirement1 3    
  Humanities Elective ♦   3    
  Science Requirement ♦  4    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1To be chosen from ASL 121S, FRN 121S, GER 121S or SPN 121S.  

Semester 4

  PSY 221S Abnormal Psychology   3     ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►Apply for scholarship(s) with transfer institution.

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  SOC 224S Race & Ethnicity 1 3    
  Foreign Language Requirement2 3    
  Humanities Elective ♦ 3    
  Science Requirement ♦ 4    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1Satisfies diversity requirement.
2To be chosen from ASL 122S, FRN 122S, GER 122S or SPN 122S.

Total Credit Hours | 62

♦ Student must work with advisor to determine appropriate course(s) based upon transfer school.

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