2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Jan 27, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Major Completion Guide


 

 2017-2018 Completion Guide

TR010 Associate in Arts, with a Criminal Justice Major

ICCB Approved Total Program Hours: 64

The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students planning to transfer to a senior institution should check with that institution for specific transfer requirements.

Note:  The required hours for the Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree is 27 total credits including any carry-over credit you may have from other categories.  For example, additional hours taken in the Math or Sciences category depending on the courses selected, may reduce the number of additional credits in Group VI to be completed. Please see an academic advisor or counselor for review of your academic plan.

 

 

Criminal Justice electives are bolded.

Mode of Delivery: T=Traditional, W=Online, Q=Hybrid

     

First Semester


 


 


 


 


 


 

Course

Title

Credit Hours

Mode of Delivery

Pre Requisites

Term(s) Offered

Notes

ENG 101-Rhetoric

Rhetoric

3

T/W

Placement Score

ALL

Group I: COMM

CRJ 100

Introduction to Criminal Justice System
(IAI Major Code: CRJ 902)

3

T/W/Q

N/A

ALL

Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree (total 27 hrs required)

PHIL 101

Introduction to Philosophy

3

T/W

Placement into ENG 101

ALL

Group III: Humanities/Fine Arts - Humanities

PSCI 101 or 102

American National Government or American State and Local Government

3

T

N/A

ALL

Group II: Social and Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 101

General Psychology

3

T/W

N/A

ALL

Group II: Social and Behavioral Sciences

 

Total Semester Hours:

15

 

 

 

 


Second Semester 

Course

Title

Credit Hours

Mode of Delivery

Pre Requisites

Term(s) Offered

Notes

CRJ 120

Juvenile Delinquency
(IAI Major Code: CRJ 914)

3

T/W/Q

 

ALL

Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree (total 27 hrs required)

Math 127 or 128

Mathematics for General Education

3 or 4

T

Placement Score

ALL

Group V: Math

PHIL 103

Introduction to Ethics

3

T/W

Placement into ENG 101

ALL

Group III: Humanities/Fine Arts - Humanities

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

T/W

 

ALL

Group II: Social and Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 205

Abnormal Psychology

3

T/W

PSYC 101

ALL

Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree (total 27 hrs required)

 

Total Semester Hours:

15-16

 

 

 

 


Third Semester


 


 


 


 


 


 

Course

Title

Credit Hours

Mode of Delivery

Pre Requisites

Term(s) Offered

Notes

 ENG 102

 Rhetoric

 3

 T/W

 ENG 101

 ALL

  Group I: COMM

 Fine Arts

 Any IAI Fine Arts Class

 3

 T/

 N/A

 ALL

  Group III: Humanities/Fine Arts - Fine Arts

 CRJ 130

 Criminal Law

 3

 T/W/Q

  CRJ 100

 ALL

 Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree (total 27 hrs required)

 Any Physical Science

 IAI Physical Science (Lab Course)

 4

 T

 Placement into ENG 101

 ALL

 Group IV: Sciences - Physical Science (Lab course)

 SPCH 101

 Principles of Speech  Communication

 3

 T

 Placement into ENG 101 

 ALL

  Group I: COMM

 

Total Semester Hours:

 16

 

 

 

 


Fourth Semester 

Course

Title

Credit Hours

Mode of Delivery

Pre Requisites

Term(s) Offered

Notes

CRJ 200

Criminology
(IAI Major Code: CRJ 912)

 3

 T/W

 

ALL

Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree (total 27 hrs required)

BIO 146

Environmental Biology

 3

 T/W

 

ALL

Group IV: Sciences - Life Science

 CRJ 105

Introduction to Corrections
(IAI Major Code: CRJ 911)

 3

 T/W/Q

 

ALL

  Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree (total 27 hrs required)

 CRJ 205

Evidence & Criminal Procedure

 3

T/W

 CRJ 130

ALL

Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree (total 27 hrs required)

 CRJ 225

Criminal Investigation

 3

 T

 CRJ 130

SP, SM

  Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree (total 27 hrs required)

CRJ 220

Constitutional Law and Due Process

3

T/W

 

FL, SP

Group VI: Additional Requirements for AA degree (total 27 hrs required)

 

Total Semester Hours:

 18

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

This degree is designed to transfer to State Institutions.

Total 64 Hours

           

 


 


Counseling & Advising


Department Chairperson


Program Coordinator

 

Main Campus room A-1155

Duane Stonich

Kim Karlberg

 

815-280-2673

dstonich@jjc.edu

kkarlber@jjc.edu


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60 credit hours of which the last 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at Joliet Junior College. If the student has not taken the last 15 hours at JJC, then a total of 30

Credit hours applicable to the degree must be earned at Joliet Junior college. Proficiency test, CLEP and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college; have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation (An application should be filed at the time of registration for student’s anticipated last semester).

6. Have on file in the Graduation office by the graduation filing date all transcripts from other colleges/universities that are to be evaluated for credit, to be applied toward a degree. A delay in the process may result in a later graduation date.