AA with Field of Study in Criminal Justice to BS in Criminal Justice Administration (National University) 2020-2021

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

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

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the National University portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Academic Advising Office at (855) 355-6288 or advisor@nu.edu. It is best to apply to National University a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application. Each class at National University is one month (4 weeks) long. Students take one class per month. Students can complete 6 courses during each semester. Each class is 4.5 quarter units, which is equivalent to 3 semester units at Dallas College.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 27 quarter units)

CJA 337 – The Juvenile Offender (4 weeks)

CJA 431 – Criminology (4 weeks)

CJA 340* – Corrections (4 weeks)

CJA 446* – CJ Management and Leadership (4 weeks)

CJA 351* – Courts & the Judicial Process (4 weeks)

CJA 352* – Criminal Law and Procedure (4 weeks)

 

*PRIOR LEARNING CREDIT ELIGIBLE COURSE

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 27 quarter units)

CJA 453 – Ethics and the CJ System (4 weeks)

CJA 460* – Principles of Investigation (4 weeks)

CJA 470 – Criminal Justice Capstone (4 weeks)

**One Upper Division Electives course (4 weeks)

**One Upper Division Electives course (4 weeks)

**One Upper Division Electives course (4 weeks)

 

*PRIOR LEARNING CREDIT ELIGIBLE COURSE

**Please see program catalog for the Recommended Upper Division courses and Upper Division GE course

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 22.5 quarter units)

*One Upper Division Electives course (4 weeks)

*One Upper Division Electives course (4 weeks)

*One Upper Division Electives course (4 weeks)

*One Upper Division Electives course (4 weeks)

*One General Education Upper Division (4 weeks)

*Please see program catalog for the Recommended Upper Division courses and Upper Division GE course

TOTAL UNITS TO COMPLETE (Total Hours: 76.5 quarter units)


Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by National University 1.15.2021; Approved by OCM 1.21.2021