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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 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
CRJ101Intro to Criminal Justice3
CRJ115Essentials of Interview/Counseling3
MAT153College Math and Statistics*4
PSY121General Psychology3
ENG101Critical Thinking/Academic Writing3
 16
Second Semester (Spring)
CIS107Intro to Computers/Applications3
CRJ102Criminal Law3
CRJ104Drugs, Society/Human Behavior3
ENG102Composition and Research3
PSY223Abnormal Psychology3
 15
Third Semester (Fall)
CRJ118Corrections in America3
CRJ220Criminal Judiciary3
CRJ105Computer Applications in CJ3
CRJ223Criminology3
ENG122Technical Writing and Communication3
SPA136Spanish Communication I4
 19
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CRJ222Constitutional Law3
CRJ226Crisis Intervention3
ENG124Oral Communication3
POL111Political Science*3
SOC111Sociology3
 15
Fifth Semester (Fall)CR
CRJU201Problems of Law Enforcement3
XXXXXXXGroup A Course ***3
XXXXXXXGroup B Course***3
XXXXXXXForeign Language Course4
 13
Sixth Semester (Spring)
CRJUXXX300/400 level CRJU Courses3
XXXXXXXGroup B Course***3
XXXXXXXGroup D Course^3
XXXXXXXForeign Language Course4
XXXXXXXFree Elective Course(s)3/4
 16/17
Seventh Semester (Fall)
CRJUXXX300/400 Level CRJU Course3
SOCI301Intro to Sociological Research4
XXXXXXXGroup B Course***3
XXXXXXXGroup D Course^4
XXXXXXXFree Elective Course3
 17
Eighth Semester (Spring)
CRJUXXX300/400 level CRJU Course3
CRJUXXX300/400 level CRJU Course3
XXXXXXXGroup A Course***3
XXXXXXXGroup A Course***3
XXXXXXXDiscovery Learning Experience3/4
 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