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DCCCD Associate of Arts Field of Study in Criminal Justice to Columbia College Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration


TRANSFER PATHWAY (for Transfer To Columbia College) 

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS FIELD OF STUDY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE TO 

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION 


Printable Copy of this Transfer Pathway (PDF 302KB)


Catalog Year: 2019-2020 (You may use this pathway if you entered one of the seven colleges on or before this date.)   

Career Path: Social Sciences & Public Service Career Path 

Available at: All Colleges of the DCCCD 

TSI Standards: Must be Complete  

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS 

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree planRefer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by one of the seven DCCCD colleges awarding the degree. You will need to apply for the associate’s degree at your college. Contact your advisor for information.   

AA FOS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 semester credit hours 

SEMESTER 1                                                                                                      Total Hours: 16 

ENGL 1301  Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. 

HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course. 

Mathematics Core Elective This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of C or higher. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. 

CRIJ 1301  Introduction to Criminal Justice 

CHOOSE ONE:

SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication OR  

SPCH 1315 – Public Speaking OR  

SPCH 1321 – Business and Professional Communication These are (CB 090) Core courses. 

PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (CB 090) Core course. 

SEMESTER 2                                                                                                     Total Hours: 15 

ENGL 1302  Composition IThis is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. 

HIST 1302 – United States History II This is a (CB 060) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. 

CRIJ 1307 – Crime in America 

CRIJ 1306 – Court Systems and Practices 

SOCI 1301 – Introduction to Sociology This is a (CB 080) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. 

SEMESTER 3                                                                                                     Total Hours: 16 

Science Core Elective This is a (CB 030) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. 

GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course. 

Creative Arts Core Elective This is a (CB 050) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. 

Humanities, Literature, and Philosophy Core Elective This is a (CB 040) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. 

CRIJ 1310 – Fundamentals of Criminal Law 

SEMESTER 4                                                                                                     Total Hours: 13 

Science Core Elective This is a (CB 030) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. 

GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (CB 070) Core course. 

CRIJ 2313 – Correctional Systems and Practices 

CRIJ 2328 – Police Systems and Practices

 

COLUMBIA COLLEGE (for Transfer From DCCCD)  

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS FIELD OF STUDY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE TO  

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION 

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS 

For questions about the Columbia College portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Mesquite Academic Advising Office at (972) 860-5332 or Mesquite@ccis.eduStudents must enroll in the Columbia College Associate to Bachelor’s (A2B) program before the end of the 2019-20 academic year to lock in the 2019-20 academic catalog. All DCCCD credit transfers to Columbia College as Lower Level Credit. It is best to apply to Columbia College a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application. 

FIRST SUMMER TERM (8-weeks)                                                                 Total Hours: 3 

CJAD 325 – Juvenile Justice System and Procedures 

SEMESTER 1 (two 8-week terms per semester)                                       Total Hours: 12 

Foreign Language Requirement Bachelor’s Degree Course that may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

General Elective Bachelor’s Degree Course that may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

General Elective Bachelor’s Degree Course that may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

CJAD 320 - Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice (1st Term) Meets the Columbia College multi-cultural requirement.  

SEMESTER 2 (two 8-week terms per semester)                                       Total Hours: 12 

Foreign Language Requirement Bachelor’s Degree Course that may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

General Elective Bachelor’s Degree Course that may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

CJAD 345 – Ethics and Morality in Criminal Justice 

CJAD 405 – Laws of Criminal Evidence 

SECOND SUMMER TERM (8-weeks)                                                            Total Hours: 12 

Research Methods (HUMS 300, CJAD 425, PADM 395, POSC 395, PSYC 327, SOCI 327 or ANTH 327) 

General Elective Bachelor’s Degree Course that may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

CHOOSE ONE:

SOCI 321 – Criminology OR 

SOCI 331 – Juvenile Delinquency 

General Elective Bachelor’s Degree Course that may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College.  

SEMESTER 3 (two 8-week terms per semester)                                       Total Hours: 12 

CJAD 330 - Management of Criminal Justice Agencies (2nd Term) 

Upper Level Elective 

CJAD 415 - Criminal Procedures 

Upper Level Elective (HUMS, POSC, PSYC or SOCI) 

SEMESTER 4 (two 8-week terms per semester)                                       Total Hours: 9 

CJAD 495 - Integrative Seminar (1st Term) 

Upper Level CJAD Elective 

Upper Level Elective 

 

Approved: 2019-2020 Guided Pathway; Approved by Columbia College 5.15.2019