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Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Option

to B.A. Criminal Justice

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Goldey-Beacom College.

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

The Law Enforcement Option is an associate degree program designed and offered in collaboration with the Delaware State Police Training Academy. Students who elect this option will be required to pass a background check preliminarily qualifying them as potential police recruit. The student will then take a curriculum of courses based on the criminal justice associate degree appropriate to the law enforcement career path culminating in a 13-credit lecture and lab course taught by certified police instructors.

Goldey-Beacom's Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice prepares students for Professional careers in the criminal justice system. The career choices for criminal justice majors are diverse and may include jobs in local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, the court system, and in private and corporate businesses. This program also can be considered by students who are interested in graduate studies in the fields of law, criminal justice administration, political science and social work. The program focuses on two areas of criminal justice which relate directly to the current curricula at Goldey-Beacom College: business crime or white collar crime and computer crime as well as cyber-terrorism.

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: Law Enforcement Option

DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
B.A. Criminal Justice

GOLDEY-BEACOM COLLEGE

First Semester (Fall) CR
CRJ 101 Intro to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 115 Essentials of Interview/Counseling 3
MAT 120 Math for Behavioral Science OR 3
MAT 153 College Math & Statistics 4
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
SOC 111 Sociology I 3
  15/16
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 105 Computer Applications in CJ 3
CRJ 220 Criminal Judiciary 3
ENG 122 Technical Writing/Communication 3
HDM 202 Emergency Response 3
CRJ 226 Crisis Intervention 3
SPA 133 Using Beginning Spanish OR 3
SPA 136 Spanish Communications I 4
  18/19
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CRJ 222 Constitutional Law 3
CRJ 237 Law Enforcement 13
ENG 124 Oral Communications 3
  19
Fifth Semester (Fall) CR
MAT 111 College Algebra 4
CJ 250 Criminology 3
CJ 320 Comp. Crime & Cyber-Terrorism 3
MGT 303 Management & Org. Behavior 3
MKT 305 Marketing Management 3
  16
Sixth Semester (Spring)
MAT 136 Precalculus 4
CJ 330 Business Crime 3
ITG 325 MIS w/MS Access 4
SOC 345 Social Science Research 3
MGT 428 Human Resource Management 3
  17
Seventh Semester (Fall)
CJ 410 Criminal Justice Ethics 3
STA 326 Applied Business Statistics 3
ECO 200 Microeconomics 3
ENG 485 Presentation & Debate I 3
ENG 465 Research Writing I 3
  15
Eighth Semester (Spring)
CJ 450 Seminar in Criminal Justice 3
STA 327 Advanced Business Statistics 3
ECO 201 Macroeconomics 3
ENG 486 Presentation & Debate II 3
ENG 466 Research Writing II 3
  15
Some courses in the bachelor's program are also available in accelerated, evening format to accommodate working adults.
Students must complete a minimum of 125 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
Goldey-Beacom College
Wilmington, Delaware: (302) 225-6343
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 11/2013