Nicholas County Campus

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.  For further information, contact Gerald Hough at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-883-2434.

 

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

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

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The deadline to apply for spring 2016 graduation is Friday, Nov. 11.  Your application must be in the Registrar’s Office or the Business Office on your campus by this date. Applications are available online or from your advisor. Make sure to see your advisor before submitting your application.