This program provides students with a broad academic background in the area of criminal justice and the opportunity to develop the skills needed for pursuing a public service career in policing, corrections, courts, probation, parole, federal agencies, the private sector, or transfer to a four year institution.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the program graduates will be able to:
- Communicate ideas and information; plan, organize, and evaluate projects
- Work in teams and with diverse populations and constituencies
- Apply problem-solving techniques
- Use technology appropriate to their fields
Admissions inquiries should be directed to admissions [at] qcc [dot] mass [dot] edu .Prospective students may apply to the program of their choice by following the enrollment steps at the following link: http://www.qcc.edu/pages/Enrollment_Steps.html
CORI, SORI, Finger Printing & Drug Testing:
A Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and Sexual Offenders Record Information (SORI) are not required. Finger printing and drug testing are not required.
No additional cost.
Technical Performance Standards:
See page 17 in the catalog or the Technical Performance Standards page.
Credit for Prior Learning:
Students enrolled in this program may be able to earn academic credit for prior learning. Please contact the office of Career Placement Services at careerservices [at] qcc [dot] mass [dot] edu, 508.854.4439, Room 272 A. (Prohibited in this program since 2004)
Transfer Articulations & Opportunities:
Prospective students may learn more about transfer articulation agreements at the following link: http://www.qcc.mass.edu/transfer/ArticPathways.html . More information regarding transfer opportunities is available at: http://www.qcc.mass.edu/transfer.
|Course Title||Course #||Offered||Plan to Take||Grade||Credits||Prerequisites|
|Introduction to Criminal Justice||CRJ 101||F/S/SU||3||ENG 100 or approp place score|
|English Composition & Literature I||ENG 101||F/S/SU||3||ENG 100 or approp place score|
|Introduction to Psychology||PSY 101||F/S/SU||3||Coreq-ENG 100 or approp place score|
|Introductory Sociology (Principles) or||SOC 101||F/S/SU||3||Coreq-ENG 100 or approp place score|
|Cultural Anthropology||ANT 111||F/S/SU||3||Coreq-ENG 100 or approp place score|
|Criminal Law||CRJ 111||F/S/SU||3||Coreq- ENG 100 or approp place score|
|English Composition & Literature II||ENG 102||F/S/SU||3||ENG 101|
|Valuing Diversity||IDS 101||F/S||3||ENG 100 or approp place score|
|Speech Communication Skills||SPH 101||F/S/SU||3||Pre/Coreq ENG 101|
|Lab Science Elective||3-4|
|Criminal Investigation||CRJ 207||F/S/SU||3||ENG 101|
|Technologies in Criminal Justice||CRJ 208||F/S/SU||3||ENG 100 or approp place score|
|United States Government||PSC 201||F/S/SU||3||Coreq-ENG 101|
|The Dynamics of Racial and Ethnic Relations||SOC 211||F/S/SU||3||Coreq-ENG 100 or approp place score|
|Juvenile Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System||SOC 212||F/S/SU||3||Coreq-ENG 100 or approp place score|
|Evidence and Court Procedure||CRJ 211||F/S/SU||3||ENG 101|
|Theories in Criminology||CRJ 213||F/S/SU||3||ENG 100 or approp place score|
|Legal Concepts & Ethics in Human Services or||HUS 231||F/S||3||HUS 101, HUS 121, HUS 141|
|Introduction to Ethics||PHI 131||F/S/SU||3||ENG 100 or approp place score|
|State and Local Government||PSC 221||F/S/SU||3||Coreq-ENG 101|
|CRJ Electives and/or||3|
|Total credits required:||60-61|
* MAT 100 or above