AA to BS Criminal Justice (Lamar University) 2019-2020

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to Lamar University)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS – FIELD OF STUDY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

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: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

Although there may be several options to fulfill certain requirements for the associate’s degree, please note that this pathway lists the specific courses leading to this bachelor’s degree. All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer 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 percent 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 Lamar University prefers SPCH 1315. 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 II This is a (CB 010) Core course.
  • 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

LAMAR UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From DCCCD)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS – FIELD OF STUDY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the Lamar University portion of this transfer pathway, contact Leslie Hederman in the Undergraduate Advising Office at ​409-880-7216 or transferadvocate@lamar.edu. It is best to apply to Lamar University a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 15)

  • COSC 1371 – Intro to Computing
  • CRIJ 3300 – Criminal Law
  • PSYC 2317 – Statistics
  • 3000 Level Elective
  • Elective

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 15)

  • CRIJ 3311 – Crime & Criminals
  • 3000 Level Elective
  • 3000 Level Elective
  • CRIJ 3000 – Upper Level CJ Elective
  • Elective

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 15)

  • CRIJ 3000 – Upper Level CJ Elective
  • CRIJ 4300 – Special Topics
  • CRIJ 4380 – Criminal Justice Research
  • CRIJ 4340 – Criminal Justice Applications
  • Upper Level Soc Sci Elective

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 15)

  • CRIJ 4321 – Responses to Crime
  • CRIJ 4311 – Ethical Issues
  • Upper Level Soc Sci Elective
  • Upper Level Soc Sci Elective
  • Adv CJ Elective

Approved: 2019-2020 Guided Pathway; Approved by Lamar University 05.01.2020; Approved by OCM 05.07.2020