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Total Credit Hours: 61

Courses

GENERAL COURSES

TITLES

Credit Hours

ENGL 110

COMPOSITION I

3

COMM 110

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY

3

SOC 110

AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

3

LABORATORY SCIENCE *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

4

MATHEMATICS *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

PROGRAM COURSES

TITLES

Credit Hours

CMGEN 120

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

3

CRJ 110

INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

3

CRJ 112

POLICE OPERATIONS

3

CRJ 114

INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS

3

CRJ 118

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

3

CRJ 130

INTRODUCTION TO INVESTIGATION

3

CRJ 201 **

or

APPROVED ELECTIVE ***

INTERNSHIP IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

CRJ 225

CRIMINAL LAW

3

CRJ 227

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

3

CRJ 250

POLICE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

3

ENGL 111

COMPOSITION II

3

POLSC 115

or

POLSC 119

AMERICAN NATIONAL OR GOVERNMENT

or

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

3

SOC 210

INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINOLOGY

3

ELECTIVE COURSES

TITLES

CREDIT HOURS

APPROVED ELECTIVE ***

3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** In order to be eligible to enroll in CRJ 201 Internship in Criminal Justice, students must attain an overall grade point average of 2.0. Students must be enrolled in Law Enforcement Program and have completed a minimum of 20 semester hours.
*** Approved Electives are such courses as CRJ 111, 212, 213, 230, 255; PSY 110; or another criminal justice related course approved by your advisor.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER

COURSES

1st Semester

CRJ 110; CRJ 118; SOC 110; ENGL 110; CMGEN 120

2nd Semester

CRJ 112; CRJ 130; ENGL 111; COMM 110; CRJ 225

Summer Semester

CRJ 201 or Approved Elective

3rd Semester

CRJ 250; POLSC 115 or 119; Humanities/Fine Arts; Mathematics; Approved Elective

4th Semester

CRJ 227; SOC 210; CRJ 114; Laboratory Science

Department Contact Information

Business, Legal, and Information Systems
East Peoria Campus, Technology Center, Room 205
(309) 694-5558