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Connected Degree

Criminal Justice

to Government and Public Policy

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 Government and Public Policy program prepares graduates to advance in a wide variety of industries including public interest, government and non-profit organizations. Students gain the skills necessary to play a key role in developing and implementing policies in areas such as the environment, energy, healthcare, poverty, transportation, education, consumer protection and economic development.

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
Government and Public Policy
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
ENG122Tech. Writing & Comm.3
SPA133Using Beginning Spanish OR3
SPA136Spanish Communication I4
 18/20
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CRJ222Constitutional Law3
CRJ226Crisis Intervention3
ENG124Oral Communications3
POL111Political Science^3
 12
Fifth Semester (Fall)CR
BBM201Principles of Management3
LES205State and Local Government3
POL326Public Policy & Social Issues3
MAT308Inferential Statistics3
BLA303Legal/Ethical Environment of Business3
 15
Sixth Semester (Spring)
XXXXXXGovernment/Public Policy Core Courses* OR3
XXXXXXCAP/Co-op Option**3
POL315Comparative Gov. & Politics3
FIN300Applied Concepts in Accounting & Finance3
BBM330Power, Politics & Negotiation3
PHI310Critical Thinking3
 15
Seventh Semester (Fall)
ISM330Business Intelligence3
ORG444Organizational Justice, Ethics, Social Responsibility3
POL402Analysis of Public Policy3
POL403Writing for Public Policy3
XXXXXXGovernment/Public Policy Core Courses* OR3
XXXXXXCAP/Co-op Option*3
 15
Eighth Semester (Spring)
XXXXXXGovernment/Public Policy Core Courses* OR3
XXXXXXCAP/Co-op Option3
XXXXXXGovernment/Public Policy Core Courses*3
XXXXXXGovernment/Public Policy Core Courses*3
XXXXXXGovernment/Public Policy Core Courses*3
PSY315Group Dynamics3
 15
^Students should take this course for transfer to Wilmington University.*Students may choose 6 of the following 7 Government/Public Policy Core Courses: POL 321, POL 340, POL 350, POL 360, POL 370, POL 380, POL 490 **Students may choose the 3 semester CAP/Co-op option plus 3 of the following 6 courses: POL 321, POL 340, POL 350, POL 360, POL 370, and POL 380.
Students must complete a minimum of 120 credits for the bachelor's degree in Government and Public Policy. 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 Newark, 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. 02/2014