AA with Field of Study in Criminal Justice to Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (National American University) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to National American University) ASSOCIATE OF ARTS WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.)

Career Path: Law and Public Service

Available at: All Campuses

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% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas 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 This is a Field of Study course.

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. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (CB 090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

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 This is a Required Criminal Justice course.

CRIJ 1306 – Court Systems and Practices This is a Field of Study course.

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.

Language, Philosophy and Culture 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 This is a Field of Study course.

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 This is a Field of Study course.

CRIJ 2328 – Police Systems and Practices This is a Field of Study course.

NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

QUARTER-BY-QUARTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the National American University portion of this transfer pathway, please contact Amanda Oppel, Director of Strategic Partnerships, at (816) 412-7702 or aoppel@national.edu or the Strategic Partnership Enrollment Services team at (855) 210-5641.

QUARTER 1 (Total Hours: 19 quarter credits)

CS1203 Bridge to Success Creating Your Future at NAU (This is a required course) (5 quarter credits) 

CJ1500 Criminological Theory (This is a required major core course)

CJ2230 Diversity in Criminal Justice (This is a required major core course)

EN3050 Technical Communications

QUARTER 2 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

CJ4600 Criminal Justice Administration

CJ2280 Communications for Criminal Justice Professionals (This is a required major core course)

CJ3005 Gangs in America

CJ3030 Societal Influence: Hate Crimes and the Law (Or other Security Elective)

QUARTER 3 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

CJ2150 Professionalism and Ethics in CJ (This is a required major core course)

CJ3100 Criminal Investigation (This is a required major core course)

CJ4300 Drugs and Alcohol in Criminal Justice (Or other Security Elective)

CJ3000 Victimology (Or other Security Elective)

QUARTER 4 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

CJ3400 Constitutional Law (This is a required major core course)

CJ2200 Policing in U. S. Society

CJ3300 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

Any 3000+ Security Elective 4.5 quarter Credits

QUARTER 5 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

CJ3020 Serial Killers and the Law (Or other Security Elective)

CJ4500 Homeland Security and Terrorism (Or other Security Elective)

CJ4900 Criminal Justice Capstone (This is a required major core course)

Any 3000+ Security Elective 4.5 quarter Credits

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by National American University 2.17.2021; Approved by OCM 2.23.2021