Criminal Justice Transfer Program – The Citadel – Associate in Arts Degree

Associate in Arts
66 Semester Hours

The Associate in Arts in Criminal Justice program is designed for students who wish to transfer to the bachelors in Criminal Justice Program at The Citadel.

Fall I

BIO 101
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is the first of a sequence introducing biology. Topics include the scientific method, basic biochemistry, cell structure and function, cell physiology, cell reproduction and development, Mendelian genetics, natural selection, evolution, and ecology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032, RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This course includes an overview of the functions and responsibilities of agencies involved in the administration of justice to include police organizations, court systems,
correctional systems, and juvenile justice agencies.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


ENG 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a university transfer course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic
techniques of research are also presented.

Classroom Hours: 3


Course Description

This course is a survey of U.S. History from discovery to 1877. This course includes political, social, economic, and intellectual developments during this period.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


MAT 110
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; inequalities; systems of equations and inequalities; matrices; determinants; and solutions of higher degree polynomials.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

MAT 102 with a grade of “C’ or better


Spring I

BIO 102
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is a continuation of introductory biology which includes classification of organisms and structural and functional considerations of all kingdoms (particularly major phyla as well as viruses). Vertebrate animals and vascular plants are emphasized.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 101 with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This is a college transfer course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This course is a survey of U.S. History from 1877 to the present. This course includes political, social, economic, and intellectual developments during this period.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


PSY 201
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: an introduction to the basic theories and concepts in the science of behavior, scientific method, biological bases for behavior, perception, motivation, learning, memory, development, personality, and abnormal behavior.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 and RDG 032 or RWR 032


SPA 101
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is a study of the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing, including an introduction to the Spanish culture.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


Fall II

CPT 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers basic computer history, theory and applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, and the operating system.

Classroom Hours: 3


CRJ 120
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers the analysis of the historical development of the U.S. Constitution and the relationship of rights contained therein to the state and the individual. The application of the Bill of Rights to federal and state systems is examined.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

CRJ 115 and LEG 231


ENG 206
Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a college transfer course in which the following topics are presented: the study of English literature from the Romantic period to the present with emphasis on major writers and periods.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 102 with a grade of “C” or better


MAT 120
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: introductory probability and statistics including organization of data, sample space concepts, random variables, counting problems, binomial and normal distributions, Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests for large and small samples, types I and II errors, linear regression and correlation.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

MAT 102, MAT 110, MAT 130, or MAT 140 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent


XE1
Credits: 3

Course Description

Elective

Classroom Hours: 3


*Elective should be chosen from the following: ART 101, MUS 105, PHI 101 or PHI 110 or REL 101

Spring II

CRJ 125
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of the various theories of criminal causation and control, the identification of criminal typologies, and the reaction of society to crime and criminals.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032, RDG 032


CRJ 130
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of the organization, administration, and management of law enforcement agencies.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

CRJ 101


CRJ 220
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes an overview of the law-making function of the courts, the growth of common law, the structure and organization of the courts, court processes and procedures involved in criminal and civil cases, and the question of reform for the administration of justice.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

CRJ 101, CRJ 102, CRJ 110, CRJ 125, CRJ 145, CRJ 202, CRJ 236, CRJ 238, and CRJ 244


CRJ 242
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introduction to aspects of the correctional function in criminal justice, including organization, process, procedure, and clients incarcerated and on conditional release.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


SOC 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course emphasizes the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology, including culture, socialization, interaction, social groups and stratification, effects of population growth on technology in society, and social institutions.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


SPC 205
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the principles of public speaking with application of speaking skills.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 101 with a grade of “C” of better