Dual/Joint Degree Program with John Jay

degree program course listing table
Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II Take ENGL 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
Electives
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.

Recommended Course Sequence

The number of credits you take each year will determine when you graduate. To graduate on time, you are strongly encouraged to enroll in at least 30 credits toward your degree during the calendar year, including fall and spring semesters and winter and summer sessions.

Dual/Joint A.S. / B.S. in Criminal Justice (John Jay College) - Catalog Year 2017-18

Fall Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ENGL 101 English Composition I

(Required Core 1.A. – English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Flexible Core 2.D. Individual & Society – *SOCY 101 Introduction to Sociology OR PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy recommended

3

Pre-Req.: BE 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

CRIM 101 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System

3

Pre-Req.: BE 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

CRIM 102 Criminology

Pre-Req.: BE 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

CRIM 106 Introduction to Criminal Justice Research

1

Pre-Req.: BE 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

*MA 119 College (or higher)

(Required Core 1.B. Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning)

3

Pre-req. for MA 119: MA 10 or passing score on the CUNY math placement exam, or exemption

Pre-req. for MA 336: MA 119 or MA 114, with a C or better, or placement

Total credits for the term

16


Spring Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ENGL 102 English Composition II (Required Core 1.A. – English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: ENGL 101 or placement

MA 336 Statistics

3

Pre-req. for MA 336: MA 119 with a C or better, or placement

Flexible Core 2.E. Scientific World

3

Check individual courses for pre and co-requisites

CRIM 202 Corrections & Sentencing

3

Pre-Req.: CRIM 101, 102, and 106

Free elective - SOCY 240 Racial & Ethnic Relations recommended

3

Pre-Req.: BE 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Total credits for the term

15


Fall Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

Required Core 1.C. Life & Physical Sciences – Select one course

3-4

Check individual courses for pre-and co-requisites

Science Laboratory course (Students who take a 4 credit course for 1.C. have met this requirement.)

0-1

Co-requisite: 3-credit Science course in 1.C.

CRIM 201 Policing or CRIM 204 Crime & Justice in the Urban Community

3

Pre-Req.: CRIM 101, 102, and 106

Foreign Language (3-4)

3-4

Placement required

Flexible Core 2.C. Creative Expression – Select one course

3

Check individual courses for pre-and co-requisites

Total credits for the term

13-14

Spring Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

Flexible Core 2.A. World Cultures and Global Issues - Select one course

3

Check pre-requisites and co-requisites for individual courses

Flexible Core 2.A., 2. B., 2. C., 2. D., or 2. E.

3

Check pre-requisites and co-requisites for individual courses

Flexible Core 2.B. U.S. Experience & Diversity - *PLSC 101 American Government & Politics recommended

3

Pre-Req.: BE 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Foreign Language (3-4)

3-4

Pre-requisite: previous course in sequence with grade of C or better

CRIM 203 Criminal Law

3

Pre-Req.: CRIM 101, 102, and 106

Total credits for the term

15-16

Total credits required for the A.S. in Criminal Justice

60

Notes:

  1. All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.
  2. Students in degree programs must complete any required remedial speech courses before graduation.
  3. *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.
  4. INDICATE WHETHER COURSES ARE OFFERED ONLY IN FALL OR SPRING SEMESTERS

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Student Learning Outcomes for Academic Programs

Dual/Joint A.S. / B.S. in Criminal Justice (John Jay College)          Catalog Year 2016-17

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate competency in the core areas of the criminal justice major (e.g. criminology, criminal law, policing, and corrections).
  2. Use critical thinking skills re issues in the field of criminal justice
  3. Apply historical or social sciences perspectives to issues in criminal justice
  4. Demonstrate understanding of research methods in criminal justice
  5. Communicate effectively about issues in the field of criminal justice as demonstrated by their reading, writing, listening, and speaking
  6. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  7. Make ethical judgements while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  8. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives

Program Outcomes - May 2017

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