Criminal Justice

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program
Revised Program

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

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)

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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