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Criminal Justice

to Criminal Justice

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

In Delaware State University's Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree program, students don't merely study from textbooks. They also learn real-world lessons via an outstanding internship program, getting hands-on experience in all aspects of criminal justice. This practical education is paired with a strong academic program that emphasizes writing and critical thinking. Students who earn a criminal justice degree from Delaware State University have an excellent track record of success in the job market and graduate school.

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

DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY

First Semester (Fall) CR
CRJ 101 Intro to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 115 Essntls of Intrvwng/Counslng 3
CRJ 118 Corrections in America 3
SOC 111 Sociology I 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
  15
Second Semester (Spring)
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Applications 3
CRJ 102 Criminal Law 3
CRJ 104 Drugs,Society/Human Behavior 3
ENG 121 Composition 3
PSY 223 Abnormal Psychology 3
  15
Third Semester (Fall)
CRJ 220 Criminal Judiciary 3
CRJ 105 Computer Apps. In Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 223 Criminology 3
ENG 122 Technical Writing/Communication 3
MAT 120 Math for Behavioral Science or 3
MAT 153 College Math & Statistics 4
SPA 136 Spanish Communication I* 4
  19/20
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CRJ 222 Constitutional Law 3
CRJ 226 Crisis Intervention 3
ENG 124 Oral Communications 3
HIS 112 U.S. History: Post-Civil War* 3
  12
Fifth Semester (Fall) CR
MTSC XXX Mathematics 3
ENGL 205 African-American Lit I or 3
ENGL 206 African-American Lit II^ 3
SCCJ 200 Writing in the Major 3
SCCJ 202 Social Deviance 3
SCCJ 314 Methods of Research in Sociology 3
  15
Sixth Semester (Spring)
MVSC 100 Fitness and Wellness 2
PHIL 101 Critical Thinking 3
SCCJ 210 Race & Ethnic Relations 3
SCCJ 322 Elementary Statistics for Social Research 3
XXXX XXX Arts or Humanities Elective 3
  14
Seventh Semester (Fall)
XXXX XXX Natural Science W/Lab 3/4
SCCJ 412 Sociological Theories 3
SCCJ 420 Complex Organizations 3
SCCJ XXX Sociology/CJ Elective (300/400 Level) 3
SCCJ 311 Law Enforcement 3
  15/16
Eighth Semester (Spring)
SCCJ 316 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice 3
SCCJ 448 Senior Seminar 3
GLOB 395 Global Societies 3
SCCJ 450 Criminal Justice Internship 3
SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish Language & Culture II+ 3
  15
*Students should take this course for transfer to DSU.

^Students may take SPA 137 as a post-associate degree course for transfer to DSU as a foreign language elective. Otherwise the student must take the equivalent at DSU.

+Satisfies one-half of the multicultural requirement.

^Satisfies the African-American Experience Across-the-Curriculum requirement.

Some courses in the bachelor's program are also available in accelerated, evening format to accommodate working adults.
Students must complete a minimum of 120 credits for the B. A. 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.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Dover, Delaware: (302) 857-1742
Georgetown, Delaware: (302) 259-6502
Stanton, Delaware: (302) 292-3849
Delaware State University
Dover, Delaware (302) 857-6675
Georgetown, Delaware: (302) 856-5937
Wilmington, Delaware (302) 254-5334
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 09/2013