Criminal Justice/Criminal Law

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
MAT-156 Introduction to Statistics a 3 s.h.
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3 s.h.
CRJ-100 Intro to Criminal Justice 3 s.h.
CRJ-111 Police and Society 3 s.h.
Total 16 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-106 Composition II 3 s.h.
CRJ-120 Intro to Corrections 3 s.h.
CRJ-141 Criminal Investigation 3 s.h.
SOC-115 Social Problems 3 s.h.
Science 3-4 s.h.
Total 15-16 s.h.
Third Semester
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
PSY-111 Intro to Psychology 3 s.h.
PHI-105 Intro to Ethics 3 s.h.
Criminal Justice courses 6 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Fourth Semester
POL-111 Amer Natl Govt 3 s.h.
SOC-120 Marriage & Family 3 s.h.
Humanities e 6 s.h.
Natural Science 3-4 s.h.
Total 15-16 s.h.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

a – Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for list of the   mathematics courses.  If you are only planning on getting the AA degree, Math for Liberal Arts (MAT-110) will meet the mathematics requirement.
b – If transferring to ISU, consider courses from U.S. Diversity/International Perspectives.
c – Choose two of the following three: PSY-121 (Developmental Psychology), SOC-115 (Social Problems),   or SOC-120 (Marriage and Family)
d – Internship can also be taken during the third semester or during the summer term following the 2nd semester. (Highly recommended)
e – HIS-260, Latin American history and Culture if transferring to UNI

Suggested elective and additional General Education courses:

College Chemistry
Intro to Computer/Info

Business Law I/II

Strategies for Academic Success

    • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions.
    • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
    • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.

ISU Plan of Study
UI Plan of Study
UNI Plan of Study

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