Criminal Justice - Police Science

Program Information

Degree Type: AS
Program Code: CRJP
Hegis Code: 5505.00
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Trained professionals on all levels of enforcement are in demand. Government officials are seeking college-trained persons for these positions. This curriculum is designed to prepare the student for transfer to a four-year college or entry into the enforcement field. It will also serve to upgrade those already employed.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110

Writing I


SUNY GEN ED Basic Communication

ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110

ENG104 Writing for the Business and Professions or ENG110 Elements of Technical Writing recommended

4 Introductory Statistics with Probability MAT127 (Prereq Required)
4 Forensic Science SCI210
3 Mathematics or Science  

Health and Wellness

Any PED activity courses, AVS101, AVS102, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, NTR101, NTR111, PED105, PED106, PED206, or PED211

(Note: PED 210 and PED 212 do not fulfill this requirement)

PED107 Swimming and Water Safety, PED108 Advanced Lifeguard and Safety, PED160 Aerobics I, or PED161 Weight Training recommended


SUNY GEN ED American History

HIS103 or HIS104
3 Principles of Sociology SOC101
3 General Psychology PSY101
3 Ethics PHI202
3 Introduction to Criminal Justice CRJ101
3 Criminal Law CRJ104
3 Criminal Justice Administration  CRJ205 (Prereq Required)
3 Criminal Procedure  CRJ211 (Prereq Required)
3 Criminal Evidence  CRJ212 (Prereq Required)
3 Seminar in Criminal Justice Issues  CRJ216 (Prereq Required)
3 Criminal Investigation  CRJ218 (Prereq Required)
3 Criminology  SOC211 (Prereq Required)
3 Corrections: Probation, Parole, and Social Structure SOC274 (Prereq Required)

SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language, SUNY GEN ED Other World Civilization or SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization

2 Electives CIS125, PSC103, PSC215, SOC278 or SPH111 recommended
64 minimum credits required for graduation  
Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101
3 HIS103 or HIS104
3 CRJ101
3 SOC101
3 Choose from SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language, SUNY GEN ED Other World Civilization or SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110 (ENG104 or ENG110 recommended)
3 CRJ104
3 CRJ212
3 PSY101
3 Mathematics or Science 
1 Health and Wellness ( PED107, PED108, PED160 or PED161 recommended)
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 CRJ205
3 CRJ211
3 SOC211
3 SOC274
4 MAT127
1 Health and Wellness (PEDd107, PED108, PED160 or PED161 recommended)
Fourth Semester
3 CRJ216
3 CRJ218
4 SCI210
3 PHI202
2 Electives (See Note 1)


1. Recommended electives are CIS125, PSC103, PSC215, SOC278 or SPH111

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