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.
Recommended 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|
Recommended 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.
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
East Peoria Campus
Technology Center, Room 205
Illinois Career Cluster
Education and Training
General Bachelor Degree Transfer Options
Transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities. For additional transfer information, including information on transfer partnerships and transfer guides: