Criminal Justice

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program
Department: Law/Criminal Justice

CIP Code: 22.9999

MCC Program Code: CJ01

NYSED Code (DCC): 84495

75% or more of this program can be completed online.

Admissions
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New, Transfer, or Re-admit students should contact Admissions at 585-292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu.

Continuing students should contact Law/Criminal Justice for more information.

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Description

This is the preferred program for students who are planning to pursue careers as a federal law enforcement agent, lawyer, probation officer, parole officer, public safety planner, legal researcher, or paralegal.
Graduates who meet certain physical and moral standards may qualify for positions at the federal, state, county, and municipal levels.
The program provides the opportunity for preparation in the law process and science of criminal justice. This program includes an internship component.
Readmitted students who have not attended for 3 years (6 semesters) will be readmitted under the current program requirements.
(Housed in the Law and Criminal Justice Department)

Program Learning Outcomes

1) Describe the structure and functions of the law enforcement component of the criminal justice system.
2) Describe the structure and functions of the courts component of the criminal justice system.
3) Describe the structure and functions of the corrections component of the criminal justice system.
4) Explain the interactions of law enforcement courts corrections and the community in addressing crime in society.
5) Explain core principles of law and justice as they apply to the roles of citizen and criminal justice professional.
6) Apply the appropriate principles of law and justice to situations that are encountered in the criminal justice professions.
7) Identify appropriate responses to ethical issues encountered in the criminal justice professions.
8) Identify criminal justice career options and their required qualifications.
9) Develop career-related competencies through workplace experience.

Employment Potential

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Requirements for Program Entrance

Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (or Math 104 at MCC) or MCC level 8 Mathematics placement.


Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE4
POS 120 American National Government 3
CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRJ 103 Constitutional Law and Rights of People3
Total16
SECOND SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE3
LITERATURE ELECTIVE3
CRJ 104 Criminal Law3
CRJ 204 Juvenile Justice3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION2
Total17
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology3
MTH 160 Statistics I3
CRIMINAL JUSTICE ELECTIVE+3
NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE4
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE (WORLD CIVILIZATIONS, OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS, THE ARTS, OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE)3
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
SOC 203 Criminology3
CRJ 211 Community Values and the Administration of Justice3
CRJ 121 Criminal Justice Education Internship I OR
CRJ 222 Criminal Justice Education Internship II
3
CRIMINAL JUSTICE ELECTIVE+3
ELECTIVE3
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS64

+CRIMINAL JUSTICE ELECTIVES: CRJ 102, CRJ 105, CRJ 170, CRJ 171, CRJ 172, CRJ 201, CRJ 207, CRJ 208, CRJ 209, CRJ 217; LAW 101, LAW 110.

NOTE TO STUDENTS: NOTE TO STUDENTS: Students with a TRS 200 placement must register for the CRJ Learning Community: CRJ 101, CRJ 103, TRS 200 and COS 101 if not previously taken. Students with a TRS 105 placement must register for the CRJ Learning Community: CRJ 101, CRJ 103, TRS 105 and COS 101 if not previously completed.
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