Brookdale Community College

Criminal Justice Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements - 30 credits

Communications (C), Humanities (H) and Social Sciences (SS) - six (6) credits in each; at least one course must be from General Education courses.

Mathematics (M), Science (SC) or Information Technological Competency (T or t) - at least six (6) credits, with courses taken from two of the three knowledge areas; one of those courses must be from General Education courses.

Diversity (d) - one course is recommended. These courses significantly help students analyze the implications of commonalties and differences among people. Students may meet this requirement while simultaneously fulfulling the General Education requirement for another knowledge area or other program requirements.

Courses Recommended for students in Criminal Justice Program:

Code Course Credits
ENGL 121 English Composition; The Writing Process
3
ENVR 126 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
3
POLI 115 State, County and Local Government
3
SOCI 101 Principles of Sociology
3
SPCH 115 Effective Speech
3

 

 

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The Criminal Justice program is both a transfew and a creer program. Students can go on to ear a B.A. Degree or take courses in an effort to find employment. The study of criminal justice provides an opportunity dto learn about issues and problems in society's response to crime. Coursework also seeks to provide particular career-oriented skills. Career enforcement, court administration, corrections and security.

Career Studies - 20 credits from among the following:

Code Course Credits
CRJU 101 Introduciton to the Criminal Justice System
3
CRJU 125 Police Role in the Community
3
CRJU 126 Introduction to Public Administration
3
CRJU 127 Introduction to Corrections
3
CRJU 131 Introduction to Private Security
3
CRJU 151 Introduction to Criminology
3
CRJU 202 Criminal Investigation
3
CRJU 204 Forensic Investigation
3
CRJU 205 Community Corrections
3
CRJU 225 Police Organization and Administration
3
CRJU 226 Criminal Law
3
CRJU 229 Criminal Due Process
3
CRJU 235 Loss Prevention
3
CRJU 245 Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
3
CRJU 295 Special Project - Criminal Justice
1-3
CRJU 299 Criminal Justice Internship
3

Electives - 10 credits