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

ENG101 or ENG100A &ENG100B

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,

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 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 or ENG100A & ENG100B
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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