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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 University of Delaware.

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.

The University of Delaware's Bachelor of Arts program in Criminal Justice offers a liberal arts approach to criminal justice education, one that emphasizes history, theory, social science research, and the analysis of substantive law. By educating a student's mind to address the challenges of a complex and pluralistic society, the Criminal Justice program prepares the student for the widest possible range of life ambitions or professional goals. Graduates may pursue studies leading to law school, graduate school, or a career in the administration of justice.

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

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE

First Semester (Fall) CR
CRJ 101 Intro to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 115 Essentials of Interview/Counseling 3
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics* 4
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
ENG 101 Critical Thinking/Academic Writing 3
  16
Second Semester (Spring)
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Applications 3
CRJ 102 Criminal Law 3
CRJ 104 Drugs, Society/Human Behavior 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
PSY 223 Abnormal Psychology 3
  15
Third Semester (Fall)
CRJ 118 Corrections in America 3
CRJ 220 Criminal Judiciary 3
CRJ 105 Computer Applications in CJ 3
CRJ 223 Criminology 3
ENG 122 Technical Writing and Communication 3
SPA 136 Spanish Communication I 4
  19
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CRJ 222 Constitutional Law 3
CRJ 226 Crisis Intervention 3
ENG 124 Oral Communication 3
POL 111 Political Science* 3
SOC 111 Sociology 3
  15
Fifth Semester (Fall) CR
CRJU 201 Problems of Law Enforcement 3
XXXX XXX Group A Course *** 3
XXXX XXX Group B Course*** 3
XXXX XXX Foreign Language Course 4
  13
Sixth Semester (Spring)
CRJU XXX 300/400 level CRJU Courses 3
XXXX XXX Group B Course*** 3
XXXX XXX Group D Course^ 3
XXXX XXX Foreign Language Course 4
XXXX XXX Free Elective Course(s) 3/4
  16/17
Seventh Semester (Fall)
CRJU XXX 300/400 Level CRJU Course 3
SOCI 301 Intro to Sociological Research 4
XXXX XXX Group B Course*** 3
XXXX XXX Group D Course^ 4
XXXX XXX Free Elective Course 3
  17
Eighth Semester (Spring)
CRJU XXX 300/400 level CRJU Course 3
CRJU XXX 300/400 level CRJU Course 3
XXXX XXX Group A Course*** 3
XXXX XXX Group A Course*** 3
XXXX XXX Discovery Learning Experience 3/4
  15/16
*Students should take this course for this connected degree.

**Students must take this course in the last semester of their associate degree program to transfer it for the second writing requirement.

^One group D course must be a laboratory course.

*** One Group A or B course must fulfill the multicultural requirement.

Students must complete a minimum of 124 credits for the B. A. in Criminal Justice.
Course offerings by semester may vary. See your advisor.
Students may take SPA 137 and SPA 138 at Delaware Tech as post-associate degree credits to complete foreign language requirement for the B.A. in Criminal Justice. The number of required credits in foreign language will depend on the number of years of foreign language taken in high school. Consult your advisor.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Dover, Delaware: (302) 857-1741
Georgetown, Delaware: (302) 259-6502
Newark, Delaware: (302) 454-3910
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware: (302) 831-8679
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 07/2014