AA to BA in Social & Criminal Justice (Ashford University) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to Ashford University)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE TO
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SOCIAL AND 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.

ASHFORD UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE TO
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SOCIAL AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the Ashford University portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Academic Partners office at articulation@ashford.edu. It is best to apply to Ashford University 3-5 weeks before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application as well as an unofficial transcript showing your degree. All courses in semester 1-2 are required, unless otherwise noted.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 15)

  • ASH 101 – Launchpad: Developing Skills & Strategies for Success
  • SOC 120 – Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • CRJ 310 – Applied Constitutional Issues
  • CRJ 312 – Crime & Society
  • gen 499 – General Education Capstone

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 15)

  • SOC 333 – Research Methods
  • CRJ 308 – Psychology of Criminal Behavior
  • CRJ 305 – Crime Prevention
  • CRJ 301 – Juvenile Justice
  • CRJ 306 – Criminal Law & Procedure

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 15)

  • CRJ 311 – Forensics This is a Required Criminal Justice course.
  • CRJ 422 – Criminal Justice Capstone Prerequisite: GEN 499 This is a Required Criminal Justice course.
  • Elective 1
  • ELECTIVE 2
  • ELECTIVE 3

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 15)

  • ELECTIVE 4
  • ELECTIVE 5
  • ELECTIVE 6
  • ELECTIVE 7
  • ELECTIVE 8

 

 

 

Please note: course sequence may vary based on course availability and student's individual transfer credit situation. We recommend students work with their Academic Advisor during their second course, to ensure they are not scheduled for any duplicative courses pending their official transfer credit evaluation.

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by Ashford University 8.19.2020; Approved by OCM 8.26.2020

Successful completion of this program by itself does not provide licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization