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Connected Degree

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 COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
B.A. Criminal Justice
GOLDEY-BEACOM COLLEGE
First Semester (Fall)CR
CRJ101Intro to Criminal Justice3
CRJ115Essentials of Interview/Counseling3
MAT120Math for Behavioral Science OR3
MAT153College Math & Statistics4
PSY121General Psychology3
SOC111Sociology I3
 15/16
Second Semester (Spring)
CIS107Intro to Computers/Applications3
CRJ102Criminal Law3
CRJ104Drugs, Society/Human Behavior3
ENG121Composition3
PSY223Abnormal Psychology3
 15
Third Semester (Fall)
CRJ105Computer Applications in CJ3
CRJ220Criminal Judiciary3
ENG122Technical Writing/Communication3
HDM202Emergency Response3
CRJ226Crisis Intervention3
SPA133Using Beginning Spanish OR3
SPA136Spanish Communications I4
 18/19
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CRJ222Constitutional Law3
CRJ237Law Enforcement13
ENG124Oral Communications3
 19
Fifth Semester (Fall)CR
MAT111College Algebra4
CJ250Criminology3
CJ320Comp. Crime & Cyber-Terrorism3
MGT303Management & Org. Behavior3
MKT305Marketing Management3
 16
Sixth Semester (Spring)
MAT136Precalculus4
CJ330Business Crime3
ITG325MIS w/MS Access4
SOC345Social Science Research3
MGT428Human Resource Management3
 17
Seventh Semester (Fall)
CJ410Criminal Justice Ethics3
STA326Applied Business Statistics3
ECO200Microeconomics3
ENG485Presentation & Debate I3
ENG465Research Writing I3
 15
Eighth Semester (Spring)
CJ450Seminar in Criminal Justice3
STA327Advanced Business Statistics3
ECO201Macroeconomics3
ENG486Presentation & Debate II3
ENG466Research Writing II3
 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