Liberal Arts and Sciences Academy

Queensborough Academy
The Liberal Arts Academy provides a myriad of opportunities to complete the first 60 credits of your baccalaureate degree.

Criminal Justice (A.S.)

Dual/Joint Degree Program with John Jay

Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II Take EN 101 & 102 6
REQUIRED CORE: I. B: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning Required: MA-119 or higher* 3
REQUIRED CORE: I. C: Life & Physical Sciences (Select one course) 3-4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. A: World Cultures & Global Issues (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. B: U.S. Experience in Its Diversity Recommended: PLSC-101 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. C: Creative Expression (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. D: Individual & Society Recommended: SOCY-101, PHIL-101 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. E: Scientific World (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E (Select one course) 3
Subtotal 30-31
Major
CRIM-101 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System 3
CRIM-102 Criminology 3
CRIM-202 Corrections and Sentencing 3
CRIM-203 Criminal Law 3
CRIM-201 Policing or CRIM 204 Crime and Justice in the Urban Community 3
Subtotal 15
Additional Major Requirements  
Foreign Language 6-8
MA-336 Statistics 3
One course from the PE-400 or 500 or DAN-100 series 1
Science lab (students who take STEM variant in I.C. have met this requirement): choose BI-132, BI-171; CH-102, CH-111, CH-122, ET-842, or PH-112 0-1
Subtotal 11-13
Elective(s)
Free electives: Students are recommended to take SOCY-240 0-4
Total 60

*Students who are exempt from MA 119 will use MA 336 to satisfy the common core 1B requirement and must take either CRIM201 or CRIM204 to complete the 60-credit degree. Students are required to take particular courses in some areas of the Common Core that fulfill both general education and major requirements. If students do not take the required courses in the Common Core, they will have to take additional credits to complete their degree requirements.
All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.