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Connected Degree

Criminal Justice

to Criminal Justice

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Wilmington University.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

Delaware Tech's associate degree program in Criminal Justice provides career education for employment or career advancement in public and private criminal justice organizations. Graduates are prepared to practice careers in law enforcement and related services, corrections, counseling and case management. In addition the program provides students the foundation for transfer to public and private institutions to complete the requirements for a bachelor's degree. Wilmington University's Criminal Justice program prepares students to enter or advance in fields within the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, corrections, courts, probation, parole, private security, and the related service careers. This program also prepares students for graduate study in law or criminology (sociology).

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.

CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM

Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Criminal Justice
DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Criminal Justice
WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY
First Semester (Fall)CR
CRJ101Intro to Criminal Justice3
CRJ115Essentials of Interview/Counseling3
CRJ118Corrections in America3
PSY121General Psychology3
SOC111Sociology I3
 15
Second Semester (Spring)
CIS107Computer Applications3
CRJ102Criminal Law3
CRJ104Drugs/Society & Human Behavior3
ENG121Composition3
PSY223Abnormal Psychology3
 15
Third Semester (Fall)
MAT120Math for Behavioral Science or3
MAT153College Math & Statistics4
CRJ220Criminal Judiciary3
CRJ105Computer Applications in CJ3
CRJ223Criminology3
ENG122Technical Writing & Communication3
SPA133Using Beginning Spanish or3
SPA136Spanish Communication I4
 18/20
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CRJ222Constitutional Law3
CRJ226Crisis Intervention3
ENG124Oral Communications3
POL111Political Science or3
HIS112US History Post Civil War3
 12
Fifth Semester (Fall)CR
CRJ301Juvenile Justice3
CRJ303Admin. of a CJ Organization3
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)3
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)3
 12
Sixth Semester (Spring)
CRJ412Ethics in Criminal Justice3
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)3
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)3
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)3
 12
Seventh Semester (Summer)
CRJ318Criminal Investigation3
CRJ411Criminal Evidence and Procedure3
XXXXXXCore Elective3
XXXXXXCore Elective3
 12
Eighth Semester (Fall)
CRJ341Community Corrections3
CRJ350Computer Operations in CJ3
CRJ410Multicultural Issues in CJ3
XXXXXXCore Elective3
 12
Ninth Semester (Spring)
CRJ413Research Methods in CJ3
CRJ450Seminar in Criminal Justice3
XXXXXXCore Elective3
XXXXXXCore Elective3
 12
Courses beginning with the prefix CRJ, LES, ORG, POL, PSY, or SOC may be used as core electives.
Students must complete a minimum of 120 credits for the bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. Course offerings by semester may vary. See your advisor. RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt. Students may transfer this course as a free elective.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Dover, Delaware: (302)857-1742 Georgetown, Delaware: (302)259-6502 Stanton, Delaware: (302)292-3849
Wilmington University
Dover, Delaware: (302)734-2594 Georgetown, Delaware: (302)856-5780 New Castle, Delaware: (877)967-5464
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 11/2013