Criminal Justice: Corrections

The Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare New River Community and Technical College students for introductory-level careers in the field of criminal justice. There are 3 different concentrations: Corrections, Law Enforcement, and
Forensic Investigations.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Corrections

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 151

Intro to Criminal Justice

3

PSYC 103 or SOCI 210

General Psychology or Principles of Sociology

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 101

General Mathematics

3

   

 

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

BUSN 130

Microsoft Word & PowerPoint or

 

BUSN 230

Desktop Publishing & Presentations

 

BUSN 245/255 or Any COSC

Microsoft Excel/Microsoft Access/Any COSC course

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 163

Criminal Law

3

CRMJ 208

Criminology

3

     
     

Restricted  Elective: choose from

3

HIST 105/106/POSC 200

American History/American History/American Government and Economy

 3

PSYC 238/240

Social Psychology or Theories of Personality

 3
SOCI 223

Social Deviance

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 


Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 164

Criminal Procedures and Evidence

3

CRMJ 210

Correctional Management

3

CRMJ 221

American Correctional Systems

3

SOCI 224

Marriage and Family Relations

3

POSC 218

State and Local Government

 3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 232

Criminal Justice Writing/Communications

3

CRMJ 292

Juvenile Delinquency

3

CRMJ 252

Substance Abuse and the Criminal Justice System

3

PHSC 101

Physical Science Survey

 3

PHSC 103L

Physical Science Survey Lab

 1

HLTH 201

Safety and First Aid

 2
 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

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