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Connected Degree

Criminal Justice: Homeland Defense and Emergency Management

to Criminal Justice

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

The Criminal Justice: Homeland Defense and Emergency Management Option prepares students for entry-level careers with local, state, and federal law enforcement and emergency management agencies as well as corporate organizations. Courses offered provide a basic understanding of the techniques and processes for emergency preparedness, management, response to and recovery from man-made and natural disasters. 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 Criminal Justice program prepares students to enter or advance in fields within the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, corrections, courts, probation, parole, private security, and the related service careers. This program also prepares students for graduate study in law or criminology (sociology).

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: Homeland Defense and Emergency Management
DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Criminal Justice
WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY
First Semester (Fall)CR
HDM101Intro Hmlnd Defns/Emrgncy Mngt3
HDM102National Incident Mngt System3
PSY121General Psychology3
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
SOC111Sociology I3
 15
Second Semester (Spring)
HDM110Issues Hmlnd Defense&Emerg Mgt3
PSY244Psychology of Terrorism3
ENG121Composition3
MAT120Math for Behavioral Sciences or3
MAT153College Math and Statistics4
ENV110Intro to Environmental Issues3
CRJ222Constitutional Law3
 18 / 19
Third Semester (Fall)
HDM226Crisis Intervention and Disaster Recovery3
CIS143Intro to Information Security3
HDM204All Hzrds/Infra/Protection3
CRJ223Criminology3
ENG122Technical Writing-Comm3
 15
Fourth Semester (Spring)
SPA136Spanish Communication I4
ENG124Oral Communications3
HDM202Hmlnd Defn/Emerg Mgt 1st Rspnd3
HDM225Supervision Leadership in E M3
HDM235HD/EM Internship3
 16
Fifth Semester (Fall)CR
XXXXXXCore Elective3
XXXXXXCore Elective3
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)3
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)3
 12
Sixth Semester (Spring)
XXXXXXCore Elective3
CRJ301Juvenile Justice3
CRJ303Admin. Of CRJ Organization3
CRJ412Ethics in Criminal Justice3
 12
Seventh Semester (Summer)
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)3
CRJ316Criminal Law3
CRJ318Criminal Investigation3
CRJ410Multicultural Issues in Criminal Justice3
 12
Eighth Semester (Fall)
CRJ341Community Corrections3
CRJ350Computer Operations in Criminal Justice3
CRJ411Criminal Evidence and Procedure3
XXXXXXCore Elective3
 12
Ninth Semester (Spring)
CRJ413Research Methods in CJ3
CRJ450Seminar in Criminal Justice3
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)* or0
XXXXXXCore Elective (300/400 Level)*1
 6 / 7
*Credits remaining are based on course selection at the associate degree level. Core Electives - Courses beginning with the prefix CRJ, PSY, or SOC may be used as core electives.
Students must complete a minimum of 120 credits for the bachelor's degree 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. Students may transfer this course as a free elective.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Dover, Delaware: (302)857-1741
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. 01/2012