This area of study is designed for students intending to prepare for a career in the criminal justice field. The area of study may prepare the student for employment in some areas of the field; however, many of the employment opportunities in the criminal justice field require a four-year degree. Students desiring to transfer should work very closely with their advisors.
Admission to the Program:
Students must complete basic skills placement testing before admission into this program. Students enrolled in the Associate in Arts degree program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements in addition to requirements for the institution to which transfer is intended.
Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60
Select a course number below to see a course description.
Required General Education Courses
|ENGL 110||COMPOSITION I ||3|
|ENGL 111||COMPOSITION II  ||3|
|COMM 110||INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY ||3|
|POLSC 115||AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT ||3|
|PSY 110||INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY ||3|
|SOC 110||AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY ||3|
|LIFE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL SCIENCE *||7|
|FINE ARTS *||3|
|HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *||3|
Required Program Courses
|CRJ 110||INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM ||3|
|CRJ 114||INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS ||3|
|CRJ 118||JUVENILE DELINQUENCY ||3|
|CRJ 130||INTRODUCTION TO INVESTIGATION ||3|
|CRJ 225||CRIMINAL LAW ||3|
|POLSC 119||STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ||3|
|SOC 210||INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINOLOGY ||3|
* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.
** Suggested electives: CRJ 111, 112, 121, 227, 230, 250.
This degree program is offered online. Please contact the Virtual Campus Office for more information. (309) 694-8888 or www.icc.edu/VirtualCampus.
Recommended Course Sequence
|Fall Semester 1||CRJ 110; CRJ 118; SOC 110; ENGL 110; POLSC 119|
|Spring Semester 1||CRJ 114; ENGL 111; PSY 110; Fine Arts; CRJ 130|
|Summer Semester||COMM 110|
|Fall Semester 2||POLSC 115; SOC 210; Humanities; Life Science; Elective|
|Spring Semester 2||CRJ 225; Humanities/Fine Arts; Mathematics; Physical Science|
Program Contact Information
Business, Legal, and Information Systems Department
Illinois Career Cluster
Education and Training