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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 Johnson & Wales 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. From courses in Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, and Evidence to Cyber Crimes, Terrorism and Topics in National Security, Johnson & Wales University's Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science program prepares students for a career in law enforcement, the court system, or corrections. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in an internship. Typical career tracks for graduates of the criminal justice program include positions with local, state, federal police agencies; court administration; corrections, probation, or parole officers; private security and loss prevention managers; and social service providers.

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
JOHNSON WALES UNIVERSITY
First Semester (Fall)CR
CRJ101Intro to Criminal Justice3
CRJ115Essentials of Interviewing & Counseling3
PSY121General Psychology3
ENG121Composition3
SOC111Sociology I3
 15
Second Semester (Spring)
CRJ110Issues in Law Enforcement3
CRJ104Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior3
CRJ118Corrections in America3
PSY223Abnormal Psychology3
CRJ225Group & Individual Counseling3
CRJ222Constitutional Law3
 18
Third Semester (Fall)
CRJ226Crisis Intervention or3
CRJ220Criminal Judiciary3
CRJ102Criminal Law3
CRJ223Criminology3
MAT120Math for Behavioral Sciences OR3
MAT153College Math & Statistics4
 15/16
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CRJ224Juvenile Justice3
ENG122Technical Writing/Communication3
CRJ235Internship OR4
CRJ236Practicum for Police OR4
CRJ237Law Enforcement Practicum7
CRJ105Computer Applications in Criminal Justice3
COM111Human Communications OR3
PSY224Human Sexuality*3
 16/19
Term ICR
MATH2001Statistics4.5
ENG1001An Introduction to Literacy Genres4.5
FIT1000Information Technology for Business Professionals I4.5
 13.5
Term II
MGMT1001Principles of Management4.5
ACCT1021Business Accounting I & Lab4.5
LAW3015Criminal Procedure4.5
SOCXXXXSociology Course at the SOC 2002 Level or Higher OR4.5
ENG1030Communication Skills+4.5
 18.0
Term III
LEAD2001Foundations of Leadership Studies4.5
MGMT2001Human Resources Management4.5
ECON1001Macroeconomics4.5
 13.5
Term IV
HIST3001U.S. History from Colonial Times to 18764.5
PHIL3020Crisis and Controversy: A Critical Thinking Approach4.5
SCIXXXXSCI-Designated Course4.5
 13.5
Term V
HIST3002U.S. History sing 1877 (to present)4.5
HIST4020American Government4.5
LAW4030Criminal Justice Research Methods4.5
PHIL3040Ethics of Business Leadership4.5
 18.0
Term VI
LAW4080Criminal Justice Senior Seminar4.5
LAWXXXXMajor Elective++9.0-13.5
CAR0010Career Capstone1.0
 14.5-19.0
*Students who take COM 111 as part of the associate degree must take a Sociology course at the 2002 level or higher at JWU. Those who take PSY 224 must take ENG 1030 at JWU.+Course required is based on course taken at the associate degree level. ++Major Electives - Choose two courses (4.5 credits each) from LAW3005, LAW3006, LAW3033, LAW3075, LAW 3090, LAW 3810, LAW3820, LAW4033, LAW4040, LAW4050, or LAW4060 OR Choose LAW4099 (13.5 credits).
Students must complete a minimum of 184.5 quarter credits for the bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. This is a suggested course sequencing only. Course sequencing may vary by term. Please see your advisor. RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, will be a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Dover, Delaware: (302)857-1741 Georgetown, Delaware: (302)259-6502 Stanton, Delaware: (302)292-3849
Johnson Wales University
Amy Neckes: 484-769-2761 Amy.Neckes@jwu.edu Providence, Rhode Island: 1-800-342-5598
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 04/2011