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Criminal Justice

Associate in Science (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:
This program of study is designed for students intending to prepare for a career in the criminal justice field. The program 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 Science 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.

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; Elective

Summer Semester 1:
COMM 110

Fall Semester 2:
POLSC 115; Humanities; Life Science; Mathematics

Spring Semester 2:
CRJ 119 or CRJ 225; SOC 210; Humanities/Fine Arts; Mathematics; Physical Science


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3
LIFE SCIENCE *4
MATHEMATICS *3
MATHEMATICS *3
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *4
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
POLSC 115AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT 3
PSY 110INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOC 110AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
CRJ 110INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 3
CRJ 114INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS 3
CRJ 118JUVENILE DELINQUENCY 3
CRJ 119CORRECTIONAL LAW 3
or
CRJ 225CRIMINAL LAW 3
POLSC 119STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT 3
SOC 210INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINOLOGY 3
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
ELECTIVE **3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Science Degree.
** Suggested electives: CRJ 111, 112, 121,130, 227, 230, 250.

For Program Information Contact:

Social Sciences and Public Services

North Campus, Room P117

(309) 690-7691