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    Jun 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Criminal Justice Transfer Major - Completion Guide


First Semester

Course & Title

Notes

ENG 101 - Rhetoric I   

Must earn a “C” or better to meet degree requirements.

PSYC 101 - General Psychology   

 

Fine Arts/ Humanities

Refer to AA degree general education category for choices.

CRJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice System   

 

CRJ 105 - Introduction to Corrections    

 

Total Semester Hours: 15

 

Second Semester

Course & Title

Notes

ENG 102 - Rhetoric II    

Must earn a “C” or better to meet degree requirements.

SOC 290 - Cultural Diversity in America    

 

Fine Arts / Humanities

Refer to AA degree general education category for choices.

BIO 125 - Human Biology    

 

MATH 128 - Elementary Statistics   

 

Total Semester Hours: 17

 

Third Semester

Course & Title

Notes

COMM 101 - Principles of Communication   

 

PHIL 103 - Introduction to Ethics   

Fulfills Humanities Requirement

PSCI 101 - American National Government   Or PSCI 102 - American State and Local Government   

 

CRJ 120 - Juvenile Delinquency   

Three Social and Behavioral Science courses required from 2 different areas for AA degree

CRJ 200 - Criminology   

Consult with transfer institution for suggestions based on major.

Total Semester Hours: 15

 

Fourth Semester

Course & Title

Notes

 

PSYC 205 - Abnormal Psychology   

 

Physical Science

Refer to AA degree general education category for choices. AA degree requires one Life Science and one Physical Science. Of must be a lab (4-5 credits).

IAI transfer elective

Please see an advisor for specific recommendation to meet your educational goals.

IAI transfer elective

 

Please see an advisor for specific recommendation to meet your educational goals.

 

 

 

 

Total Semester Hours: 15-17  

 

Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

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

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

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

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

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

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

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

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

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information

Department Chairperson                                 

Program Advisor                                 

Name: Pattie Katralis

Name:Ken Krynicki

Email: pkatralis@jjc.edu

Email: kkrynick@jjc.edu

Phone: 815-280-2982

Phone:815-280-4434