2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
    Sep 22, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, AA, CIP Code 430103


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This transfer guide is designed to prepare a student for academic transfer to a university where requirements for a baccalaureate degree in criminal justice or corrections may be completed.  It provides a pathway for criminal justice and TDCJ personnel to complete course requirements for the Associate of Arts degree that are applicable to a university baccalaureate program.  Students should consult with the criminal justice faculty advisors when planning a course of study that will transfer to a university that offers criminal justice studies.

Students seeking qualifying hours to take the state licensure examination to become a Texas peace officer for local, county or state law enforcement agencies should refer to the Law Enforcement Technology or Police Academy program in this catalog.  A student interested in preparing for the Texas Parks and Wildlife or similar agency work should consult with a faculty advisor to determine a course of study that best fits his or her individual needs.

Students can complete the recommended courses for the Associate of Arts degree through online instruction.  Students wishing to achieve their academic goals in this fashion should consult a faculty advisor to assist them.

Faculty advisors in the Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Technology program include Kenny Burns, Professor of Law Enforcement and Law Enforcement Academy Coordinator, Mark Wittie, Assistant Professor in Law Enforcement, John Barnes, Assistant Professor in Law Enforcement, and Craig Allen, Instructor in Law Enforcement.

Total Semester Hours: 16


Second Semester


Total Semester Hours: 13


Total Semester Hours: 16-17


Fourth Semester


Total Semester Hours: 15-16


Notes


*Consult faculty advisor for proper choice of Life/Physical Science courses. Most universities require 4-hour lab science courses. (TTU Requirement of BIOL 1406 and BIOL 1407 when student declares CJ major as Conservation Law Enforcement)

Consult faculty advisor for proper choice of Mathematics. Contemporary Math (MATH 1332) is recommended, but College Algebra (MATH 1314), Statistical Methods (MATH 1342), and Math for Business (MATH 1324) are also acceptable. Check with advisor for appropriate course.

               

**CRIJ/CJLE Elective: CRIJ 1313, CRIJ 2314, CRIJ 2323, or CJLE 2186

NOTE:  CJLE 2186 meets SPC graduation requirement; although, may not transfer as university requirement.  Check with university regarding transfer.

 

***Military Veterans who present a DDR-214 shall receive 2 semester hours credit toward their kinesiolgy activity core requirements.

 

 

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