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
3 Introduction to College Writing ENG101

ENG 104 Writing for the Business and Professions or ENG 110 Elements of Technical

Writing recommended

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

3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics (and Quantitative Reasoning)  
4 Forensic Science SCI210
3 Mathematics or Science  

PED 161 Weight Training recommended

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

(Note: PED210 and PED212 do not fulfill this requirement)


SUNY GEN ED US History and Civic Engagement

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 or SUNY GEN ED World Languages or SUNY GEN ED World History and Global Awareness

3 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 SUNY GEN ED US History and Civic Engagement
3 CRJ101
3 SOC101
3 SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED World Languages, SUNY GEN ED World History and Global Awareness
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110 (ENG104 or ENG110 recommended)
3 CRJ104
3 CRJ212
3 PSY101
3 Mathematics or Science 
1 Health and Wellness (See Note 1)
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 CRJ205
3 CRJ211
3 SOC211
3 SOC274
3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics (and Quantitative Reasoning)
1 Health and Wellness (See Note 1)
Fourth Semester
3 CRJ216
3 CRJ218
4 SCI210
3 PHI202
3 Electives (See Note 2)


  1. PED 161 recommended
  2. Recommended electives are CIS 125, PSC 103, PSC 215, SOC 278 or SPH 111
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